New Zealand has a thriving economy with a diverse job market and a growing demand for Nurses
If you are an experienced Nurse looking to make a change, this page will provide you with valuable information to help you make informed career decisions.
Relocation costs covered
There is a high demand for skilled nurses at every stage of their career.
Overseas candidates who succeed in securing a role can take advantage of relocation assistance on a reimbursement basis. Relocation packages often comprise flights for the candidate, their partner and children, as well as short-term accommodation, rental car costs and moving expenses for personal belongings. Additionally, employers will cover the cost of the employee's Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) and any registration fees necessary to practice in New Zealand. It's important to note that relocation packages may vary from employer to employer - so it's always best to clarify what types of support are included within your job offer and relocation package.
There is a wide variety of nursing roles that that are also eligible for a straight to residence pathway, making it a smoother and quicker process to a new life and career in New Zealand.
We have created a free guide for nurses which explains the process to become registered including all of the links you need to apply.
Finding opportunities for your partner too!
If you have a partner who would migrate with you to New Zealand we can help them to match with an employer.
Assistance for your partner
We understand that a career move is a significant decision that affects not just you, but your entire family. That's why, at NZ Jobs Search, we're dedicated to helping your partner find their perfect job in New Zealand as well.
When you register with us, encourage your partner to do the same. This will allow us to assess their qualifications and career aspirations, and help them match with an employer who values their skills and expertise. We'll then strive to align your job opportunities so that the location suits both of you, ensuring a balanced and fulfilling life in New Zealand for your entire family.
With NZ Jobs Search, you can rest assured that your professional growth and your family's happiness go hand in hand. So, why wait? Let us guide your family towards an exciting new chapter in New Zealand. Simply have your partner register with us, and we'll take care of the rest. Because at NZ Jobs Search, every career journey is a shared journey.
We know it can be overwhelming, so we're here to make it simple
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How we can help nurses find a job
We created a specific guide for nurses, including how to verify your qualifications, register with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and fulfil any other requirements..
We're here to help
We will match you with an employer and guide you with the visa and administration process, alongside our immigration partner, NZIL, who can help you identify and navigate immigration pathways.
We can also help you with general advice and tips on making the move to New Zealand – making a daunting process a lot easier, with our helpful guide on migrating here.
If you are a skilled worker looking to make the move to New Zealand, simply register with us here and submit your CV. We’ll take care of the rest.
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