Starship Nursing Opportunities


Here is a great opportunity to make a difference to our tamariki and their whānau!

We are looking for registered nurses, both full-time and part-time, who are passionate about working in child health to join the Starship team. With a Fast Track to New Zealand Residency open to healthcare workers who can join us in beautiful Aotearoa New Zealand before 31 July, along with relocation support to assist you with the journey to your new home, there’s never been a better time to be part of the Starship whanau/family.

Starship Child Health is the leading provider of paediatric care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and urgent care to children and their whānau. Starship is part of Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand’s largest tertiary healthcare provider.

We are 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, through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics.



Why work for us

We can offer you:

  • A unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting

  • An opportunity to grow as a professional while working with a very friendly team

  • Extensive and comprehensive well-structured orientation and ongoing child health focused education programmes

  • Continuing Professional Development entitlement

  • Educational support to achieve the Professional Development and Recognition Programme and financial recognition of nursing levels as per nationally-agreed multi-employer collective agreements

  • A structured process of performance evaluation

There are opportunities for nursing in all areas - talk to your recruitment consultant Anel Foord on for more information.





To work at Starship you will need to: 

  • be a registered nurse and will either have or be eligible for registration with NZ Nursing Council

  • have a focus on caring for the wellbeing of tamariki and whānau

  • have a strong commitment to quality healthcare

  • work well as part of a team

  • demonstrate well-developed communication, critical thinking skills and a commitment to family centred care

  • have a passion for or want to develop your child health nursing skills

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!


How to apply

To apply for a position at Starship, please contact your recruitment consultant Anel Foord on or if you have experience and want to work casually on the bureau, please contact Georgina Hale on