Registered Nurse - Oamaru

Plunket - In the first 1000 days we make the difference of a lifetime

We are seeking motivated Registered Nurse/ qualified WCTO based in Oamaru to deliver Well Child Tamariki Ora services in line with our three overarching goals;

Healthy tamariki – We make sure every child/tamariki has the opportunity to be as healthy and well as they can be. (0-5 years)

Confident whānau – We build the confidence and knowledge of whānau and families across New Zealand.

Connected communities – We make sure no family/whānau is left isolated, disconnected or unable to cope.​

Working for Plunket gives you the opportunity to contribute to ensuring New Zealand is a place where all Tamariki and whānau thrive. 

What we offer:

Training and development - Plunket provides and supports you through the completion of a one year post graduate Certificate in Tamariki Ora/Well Child Health Supportive and friendly team - We help you to become familiar with the  requirements of the Plunket Nurse role informed by our strategies, people, systems and policies A working environment that supports your health and wellbeing - Plunket has a confidential employee assistance programme Opportunity to make a difference! You will be working for an organisation that is committed to improving outcomes for young people and their families, particularly Tamariki Māori and whānau

This role is part time, 3 days a week.

As a New Zealand registered Nurse your strengths include working in partnership to build therapeutic relationships with clients, empowering them to meet their child and whānau’s needs.  An ability to actively demonstrate empathy especially when working with families from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. A competent level of word processing, computer and keyboard skills.

In order to apply for this role you must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, hold a full New Zealand drivers licence and be fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of tikanga and Te Reo Māori an advantage.

Applications for this role must include a personalised cover letter describing why you would be the right person to join our leading non for profit organisation!

To apply for this position or to view the position description please visit

Applications close Tuesday, 23 October 2018.

For further information, please contact Raelene Todd, Clinical Leader, on 0274753612 or email


Permanent Part Time

Job no: 2018-120

Location: Otago

Closing Date: Applications close 23 October 2018