From Whangārei to Dargaville or the Bay of Islands to Kaitaia, there’s nothing routine about working in Northland. Providing healthcare in such a natural and rugged environment provides everyday challenges – but that’s what makes a career here so special. And, we’re lucky enough to enjoy everything this action-packed region has to offer at the end of the day.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

Right now, we are looking for an experienced senior registered nurse to join our team as a Trauma Specialty Clinical Nurse. In this role, you will manage the care of major trauma patients across Northland District Health Board to achieve the best health outcomes and develop trauma care across the region.

To be successful for this role, it is essential that you hold a registration with the NZ Nursing Council as well as a current practicing certificate. You will have the ability to work independently and in a team environment, basic computer skills including Microsoft Suite applications is required. Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in Surgical, Orthopaedic, or Emergency Nursing is required.

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First – People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect – We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring – We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication – We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence – Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation


Vacancy No: NS22-275

Closes: 24 August 2022

Closing Date for Applications: 24 August 2022

About Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau

We’ve made Northland DHB much more than just a place to come to work. Every day brings opportunities to leave things better than you found them. And with each opportunity, you’re trusted to try new things and achieve the best outcomes for your patients. You can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.