Nursing

Supporting positive outcomes

Work with our nursing whānau and be a part of our holistic vision for healthcare, to help rehabilitate our most vulnerable in an environment that looks out for and cares for each other. 

The role

A nursing career at Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a career that grows with you.

Every day, you’ll have the opportunity to change lives and rehabilitate our most vulnerable people. Our nurses build real connections with those in our care, and approach wellness and well-being through a holistic lens.

No day is the same, from screening and assessment activities, mental and physical care and emergency interventions, our nurses do it all.

What's on offer

What's on offer

- Competitive salaries - Registered Nurses $59,834 to $83,186 (plus PDRP), Enrolled Nurses $54,432 to $62,847 (plus PDRP), Clinical Team Leaders $92,687 to $102,178
- Rostered hours between 6am - 10pm, 7 days a week.
- Five weeks annual holiday
- Staff benefits including health checks, vaccinations, discounted personal and health insurance

Opportunities for growth

- Extensive paid training, education, and onboarding
- Pathways for career progression including Nurse Practitioner roles
- Diverse clinical workloads and practice
- Equal employment opportunities and cultural responsiveness

Moving to Aotearoa, New Zealand

Why New Zealand?

New Zealand is a country like no other. We’re different down here, in our little corner of the world.

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Why New Zealand?

New Zealand is a country like no other. We’re different down here, in our little corner of the world. There are endless reasons why people travel near and far to make Aotearoa home.

We have four regional offices, 100+ community sites and 18 prisons across the motu — from Te Tai Tokeau in the north to the southern end of Te Wai Pounamu.

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Making the move easy

Moving to the other side of the world can feel overwhelming, which is why we do everything we can to make the transition as smooth as possible.

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Making the move easy

Moving to the other side of the world can feel overwhelming, which is why we do everything we can to make the transition as smooth as possible.

  • We are an Accredited employer and we’re able to support your visa application
  • We offer a relocation package with accommodation, car hire, and reimbursement for travel and relocation expenses

Where to start

Ready to make the move? Here's the first three steps.

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Where to start

  1. Explore your immigration options www.live-work.immigration.govt.nz
  2. Check the process to have your overseas Nursing qualification converted to meet New Zealand registration standards www.nursingcouncil.org.nz/IQN
  3. Explore locations and our current vacancies

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