Research Nurses or Phlebotomists- SHIVERS IIA

  • Love working for a DHB and ready for a great secondment or recruitment opportunity?
  • Want to work Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day?
  • Interested in influenza research?

Regional Public Health is offering three secondment (or recruitment) opportunities to Hutt Valley, Capital Coast and Wairarapa DHB and/or primary care registered nurses or phlebotomists to participate in an Environmental Scientific Research (ESR) led SHIVERS IIA research programme.

Funded by the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) and St. Jude Children’s Hospital USA the research programme is based at the National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease, Upper Hutt, and follows last year’s successful Southern Hemisphere Influenza and Vaccine Effectiveness, Research and Surveillance project, SHIVERS II.

Fixed term roles on offer:

1 April - 25 November - 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

22 April - 7 October - 40  hours per week (1.0 FTE)

1 July - 23 September - 32 hours per week (0.8 FTE)

5 August - 23 September - 16 hours per week (0.4 FTE)

All positions will be located  at the National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease (NCBID), Wallaceville, Upper Hutt . 

Skills we’re looking for:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Clinical assessment.

You’ll also:

  • Have a general drivers licence and know the greater Wellington region 
  • Be an excellent communicator 
  • Enjoy talking with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Value attention to detail
  • Have computer skills
  • Enjoy being part of a team. 


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 9111720-19 and job title in the subject line.

We will consider all applications as they are submitted until a suitable applicant has been found. Your application will be assessed against the required competencies and you will be notified of the status of your application as soon as possible.

Job no: 9111720-19

Location: Upper Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 March 2019