About the Job

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We have opportunities within ICU located in Hawkes Bay.  This position is suited to those with a background in Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesia.

  • Relaxed living with a lovely climate
  • Work in one of the largest provincial hospitals in NZ (400 bed)
  • Affordable housing and excellent schools, ideal for families
  • Beautiful beaches and stunning hill country to explore; music, wine and food festivals; art deco architecture; cycling, paddleboarding, boating, golfing, and so much more…
  • 12 month contracts commencing August 2022

The Hospital

You will be based in a large secondary level, 400 bed accredited public hospital providing acute and elective care for a region of over 162,000 people. It is one of the largest provincial hospitals in New Zealand.  The hospital is modern with a full range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. In addition, outreach services are provided at rural and community-based facilities across the region in Wairoa and Waipukurau.  The Emergency Department sees 46,000 attendances a year, with a 30% admission rate.  The general patient acuity is high, with a significant amount of major trauma.  The Intensive Care Unit serves both Intensive Care and High Dependency patients.  There are 8 Intensive Care Consultants, a Clinical Nurse Manager, 5 Associate Clinical Nurse Managers, a Clinical Nurse Educator, 51 Registered Nurses and 12 Intensive Care Registrars.  Both adult and paediatric patients are admitted to the unit and there is an inter-hospital transport service within Hawke’s Bay and to tertiary referral centres.


The Hawke’s Bay region (popn 162,000) is set on the beautiful East Coast of the North Island. Live in Hastings (popn 80,000) or the art-deco city of Napier (63,000) and enjoy all the lifestyle benefits that this region brings.

Home to an array of gourmet restaurants, bars and cafes; the beautiful surrounding scenery featuring of Te Mata Peak and Waimarama Beach; the fantastic bike trails down to Cape Kidnappers, not to mention the premier golf courses with views across the Pacific Ocean; as well as the music, wine and food festivals; and urban farmer’s markets – there is something here to suit everyone. The climate with its high sunshine hours, lends itself beautifully to winemaking. The vineyards are famous for their red, white and specialty wines to complement any dish.  The local airport in Hastings features regular daily 1-hour flights to Auckland and Wellington International Airports, making connections to/from NZ very easy.  Learn more about the Hawke’s Bay region here

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Sharon today.

sharon@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5276

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