Registered Nurse - Children's Ward

Children’s Ward is a busy 16 bed ward which caters for medical and surgical patients and provides regional service for Paediatric Burns and Plastics patients.


We have an exciting opportunity available to work in a multi-speciality ward. You will be working in partnership with babies, children, adolescents and their families, and have the opportunity to care for acute medical and surgical patients and to develop skills in burns and plastic surgery nursing. We are looking for nurses who have a passion for working with babies/children/adolescents and their families.

The position is a fixed-term contract starting asap and finishing 14/1/2020, and working 40 hours (1.0 FTE) per week. 


  • Working rostered and rotating shifts including night shifts
  • Working with multidisciplinary team to provide best outcome for our patients


  • Have current practicing certificate
  • Paediatric experience and resilience in a very busy environment
  • Have excellent time management skills
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Are team focused and have positive attitude
  • Are professional and have caring manner


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support.

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9111775D-19 and job title in the subject line.


Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: 9111775D-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Thursday, 22 August 2019