Registered Nurse- OPRS

  • Fixed term 0.8 FTE, rostered and rotating
  • Older Persons and Rehabilitation Service (OPRS)


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered nurse (without any scope restrictions) to join our excellent nursing team. OPRS team uses a multidisciplinary approach and caters for a wide range of patients including those patients with orthopaedic, psycho-geriatric and complex medical conditions.

If you have experience in the rehabilitation of the older person, experience in Older Persons Mental Health (psycho-geriatric) nursing, and you wish to extend your nursing skills within a multidisciplinary framework, we would like to hear from you.

In order to be successful in this role, you will ideally have

  • A passion for working with older people and their families 
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Experience in working with a multi-disciplinary team 
  • Resilience in a very busy environment 

This is an excellent opportunity to maximise the health of older people requiring both short term and long-term rehabilitation.You will need to be team focused, have a positive attitude and an innovative and adaptable approach to practice. 

We have some exciting times ahead of us, and we would love you to be part of them.You will be motivated to learn and have a strong career focus. We have a happy supportive team and work together to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and their families. This is a fixed term part time (0.8FTE) position, for a registered nurse to cover parental leave and is rostered and rotating.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9111751-19 and job title in the subject line.

Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: 9111751-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019