Practice Nurse (90030) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Practice Nurse, permanent; part-time available. 
  • Do you have a current Annual Practicing Certificate from the Nursing Council of NZ and looking to work in a challenging and rewarding environment?
  • Can you work independently, to support a diverse range of patients and their needs? 

Student Health at Victoria University is seeking an experienced practice nurses to join our clinical team on a permanent basis.


This is a clinical role, working with our team of nurses, general practitioners and support staff to contribute to the delivery of effective quality primary care to Victoria University students in a challenging and rewarding environment. You will also work closely with Student Counselling, the Health Improvement Practitioner, the Health Coach and other student support teams.

You will have:

Broad experience in a primary health care setting
Experience in triaging and assessment of acute needs
Experience in sexual health and contraception would be an advantage

Empathy and interest in working with a diverse student population

Experience and interest in working in Māori and Pasifika health an advantage
An ability to work independently with confidence

Proven experience using practice management software

Current Annual Practicing Certificate from the Nursing Council of NZ
Evidence of current professional indemnity

We offer excellent working conditions where professional development opportunities are encouraged.

We provide wide-ranging multidisciplinary primary health care to the University student community of 22,000. We belong to Compass Primary Healthcare Network and around 9000 of our students are enrolled patients. We also work with a diverse group of 2,500 international students.

This role requires safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

For more information, please contact Kevin Rowlatt on (04) 463 5308 or email

Role Description

Applications close Sunday 31st May 2020

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any queries or require further information please contact Matt Sclater, Security Manager, at but applications should follow the steps below.

About Us

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, focused on engaging with Wellington, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region and connecting with the world. The University values the expertise of its professional staff in supporting and enabling teaching, research and engagement activities.

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Important - Application Steps.

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