Career Options: Registered Nurses can work in the Aged Care sector or with the District Health Boards. There are various roles within Nursing such as Nurse Practitioner, Plunket Nurse or Practice Nurse with specific requirements and assessments.
Pay for Nurses in New Zealand varies based on experience. A recently graduated registered nurse could earn 54,000 NZD per year. Registered Nurses in New Zealand with 3 to 7 years experience usually earn 62,000 – 77,000 NZD and Senior Registered Nurses with more experience earn between 79,000 – 130,000 NZD per year.
Demand: The demand for Nurses is average and Registered Nurses (Aged Care) can be eligible for residence under the Skilled Migrant Category or a Long Term Skill Shortage List Work Visa on account of the skill being listed in the Long Term Skill Shortage List (LTSSL).
Registration: Read more about Nursing Council International Registration If you are considering Nursing as a career in New Zealand, feel free to contact and have a chat with one of our staff.