Motivated Registered Nurses/Plunket Nurses

We are seeking motivated Registered Nurses to join our busy Te Tai Tokerau teams in Whangarei, and Bay of Islands 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:

A welcoming and thorough orientation to support you to become familiar with the requirements of the Plunket Nurse role, informed by our strategies, people, systems and policies

Provide and support you through the completion of a one year post graduate certificate in Tamariki Ora/Well Child Health

A safe working environment that values your health and wellbeing

Competitive pay rates in line with Nursing MECA

Technology to support your role (smart phone and tablet/computer)

A confidential employee assistance programme

Consistent day time hours, part-time and full-time (minimum 0.6FTE)

Supportive learning environment for new graduate nurses

This position may be eligible for the Voluntary Bonding Scheme offered by the Ministry of Health - please see


Success in this role requires an appreciation and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and a commitment to improving outcomes for young people and their families, particularly mokopuna Māori and whānau. 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. You will come to us with the ability to actively demonstrate empathy especially when working with families from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. You will need 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 driver's licence and be fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of tikanga and te reo Māori is a distinct advantage.


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

*New Graduate Applicants Welcome*


Applications for this role must include a personalised cover letter describing why you would be the right person to join our leading not-for-profit organisation!

For further information, please contact Cynthia Keay, Clinical Services Manager on 027 675 3488 or email or Kirsty Pullin, Clinical Nurse Consultant on 021 526 806 or


To apply for this position or to view the position description please visit close Sunday 15 March 2020


Job no: BNAM019976

Location: Northland

Closing Date: Sunday, 15 March 2020