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Position Title: Casual Registered Nurse – Maternity Ward - Southland Hospital
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Casual Position
Date Posted: 06/11/2019
Application Closing Date: 17/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 060082
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Casual Registered Nurse – Maternity Ward

Southland Hospital

  • Casual Role – on a as & when needed basis


About the Team

Here at Southland Hospital we value the care we offer mothers, babies and families in our maternity unit.  Our brand of care and compassion involves a very special blend of strength, compassion and cool-headedness in the midwives who help babies into the world.

About the Role – what’s in it for me?

A fantastic fixed term opportunity has become available for an experienced NZ Registered Nurse to join our friendly and supportive Maternity Ward team based at Southland Hospital in Invercargill.

We require a Registered Nurse with substantial experience working with families and preferably experience within a maternity ward or paediatric setting. Breast-feeding experience preferable but not essential as training will be given.

About You

To succeed in this role you will need to:

  • Possess excellent assessment skills
  • Have a passion and focus for working with families/whanau with compassion and kindness
  • Be an exceptional team player who has strong communication skills

The Southern DHB will reward these qualities with opportunities for personal and professional development, and you will be part of a wider nursing community who both support each other and work together to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

This is a casual position and you will need to be available for a variety of rostered shifts.

If you have the skills we are looking for and are looking for a casual position where you can really make a difference to the experience of women and their families at a time of great change, we would be delighted to hear from you!

About the Southern DHB

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date:  Sunday 17th November 2019 

For further information please contact Sam Cunningham, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate & Women’s health Directorates. Phone: (03) 213 5427 or Email:


Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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