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Are you a nurse with 5+ years’ experience looking to balance a great lifestyle while working in a world-class acute and elective surgery team? 


We can help because our Orthopaedic theatre department wants you on the team.

You must have proven leadership skills and 5+ years’ experience in orthopaedics under your belt; it’s not a role for those just getting started in their nursing career.

Did you knowYou won’t be looking for a 9-5 job, because your motivation is driven by surgical complexity and the opportunity to work in our $130million state-of-the-art facility completed in 2013 comprising of 23 busy theatres across all major specialities. You’ll also:

  • Work with some of Australasia’s best surgeons 
  • Have a supportive team with 3 other in-theatre nurses
  • Expand your career in weekly elective and acute surgeries 
  • Bring your knowledge and experience to introduce new ways of future thinking
  • Relocation packages offered and plenty of leave to enjoy our country

Why choose Waikato, New Zealand?

New Zealand is one of the top 10 safest countries in the world and living in the Waikato gives you the opportunity to have the perfect work life balance – no matter what you’re into. With surf, sand and snow nearby, world class facilities, entertainment, outdoor adventures and world-leading education for all ages – why wouldn’t you consider applying?

And traffic - what traffic? Our housing is also really affordable compared to our Auckland neighbours. Find out for yourself what the Waikato has to offer you on the Waikato Tourism website(external link).

More about the Waikato DHB

Waikato District Health Board employs more than 6,500 people and covers a large geographic region.

Our Vision for the future is to create #HealthyPeople #ExcellentCare, find out more on how we will go about meeting the health needs of the people in our district.

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