Registered Nurse Operating Theatre

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location:   Hutt Hospital

Service:    Perioperative Department   

Contract:  Permanent/ full time 

Salary:     Step 2- Step 7 as per NZNO Meca and based on experience and skills

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Hutt Hospital has an eight theatre suite. We are a dynamic and innovative provider of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery involving multi-disciplinary teams; along with services for obstetrics and gynaecological, ENT, general, orthopaedics, dental, maxillofacial, and acute services.

We are looking for Registered Nurses within the Operating Theatre. We are happy to consider nurses who are interested in theatre but have not yet had the opportunity to work in this specialised area.

There will be opportunities to expand and develop knowledge and skills across the specialities. This enables you to become a part of a close-knit team and support the patient’s throughout their perioperative journey. 

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

This is a fast-paced, quality driven, patient focused environment, with a dynamic and supportive team.

The Theatre nurses at Hutt Valley DHB are part of a close-knit team and work within an approachable and sociable environment. 

Nurses are well supported by a strong leadership team and dedicated nurse educators.

Moū – About you

  • Current New Zealand Registration and Annual Practicing Certificate
  • A high level of professionalism and communication, and the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Great crisis-management skills
  • Positive ‘Can do’ attitude

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed


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Job no: NM100-23

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Friday, 28 April 2023