Child Health - Registered Nurses

Job Number: 
Canterbury District Health Board
Work Type: 
Full Time
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Child Health - Registered Nurses - Christchurch

  • Registered Nurses - Child Health
  • Permanent and fixed-term, full-time and part-time, options available
  • Rostered shifts to suit service needs
  • Join us and become part of a team making a real difference for our future generations

Our Purpose

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team

There are a number of opportunities available for experienced paediatric RN's to in our Canterbury District Health Board paediatric teams. We have both permanent and fixed term contracts that include full time and part time options. The Children's Haematology and Oncology (CHOC), Ward 22 (Paediatric Medical) and Children's Acute Assessment Unit are all looking for experienced nurses to join them and help make a difference for our children and their families/whanau.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our cohesive paediatric team and to be involved in a time of significant change for child health at the CDHB. The new acute services building in Christchurch will see our services move to a state of the art new paediatric medical facility, on the edge of the picturesque Hagley Park.

We can offer you a comprehensive orientation package backed up with strong support from our senior nursing team, and an opportunity to gain huge personal and professional rewards in this speciality field of nursing.

The Role

Our roles will enable you to grow as a paediatric nurse by giving you opportunities to learn and develop your own skills while in turn you can share with us your skills and help us invest in the well-being and improve outcomes for the children and families of Canterbury.

You will have the following:

  • A passion to engage with and provide holistic care for children and their families
  • The ability to work efficiently and effectively in a dynamic multidisciplinary team
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confidence, initiative and a proactive, solution focused approach to work

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Please apply online or to discuss further becoming part of our team, please contact:


Phone: 03 337 7956

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website to complete an application.