Nurse Specialist, Paediatric Rehab Team, Starship

Senior Nurses


  • Development opportunity within the Paediatric Rehab Service!

  • Permanent

  • Full time position (40 hours per week)

Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first, and values whānau as an important member of the care team. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery, in the provision of pre and post-graduate nursing education, and through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics.

Here is the opportunity for a determined individual to take charge of their professional growth and develop their senior nursing career in a specialist role; we welcome applications from registered nurses who:

  • Share our values and commitment to delivering whānau-centered care

  • Can demonstrate compassion and empathy and build strong relationships with patients and whānau

  • Maintain expert clinical skill and promotion of best practice

  • Have a current annual practicing certificate & are registered with the NZ nursing council

As a Nurse Specialist within Starship’s Paediatric Rehab team, you will join a collaborative, multidisciplinary team to provide inpatient, in-reach and outpatient care to childrenyoung people, and their whānau. Focusing on providing education, support and case management of children and whānau, this specialist role will provide nursing care to both in direct patient care and in support of staff in clinical areas. You will be a key member in liaising with other DHBs, facilities and agencies to coordinate care that spans the continuum from acute care to living in the community - including the transition to appropriate adult services.

Nurses are an integral part of our clinical team and are fully supported and acknowledged through a number of professional opportunities that support professional growth, and acknowledge the nursing contribution within child health, these include;

  • A comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme

  • A fast-paced and enthusiastic work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction

  • A clinical leadership structure including Charge Nurses, Nurse Educators, Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioner

  • On-going support from the wider team of experienced healthcare professionals

As an organisation we also have a lot to offer, visit Our Benefits to learn more

We hope you will explore this opportunity further by either applying below or you can contact our recruitment consultant Vickie Shakur on to learn more.

Apply via the ADHB Careers website.

Applications Close: Sunday 30th May 2021

Auckland DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve. We welcome and respect people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.