We offer a very diverse range of careers at Nelson Marlborough Health.

As well as registered and non-registered healthcare professionals, we employ IT technicians, medical secretaries, administrative staff, business analysts, HR advisers, payroll administrators and more.


Professional development and staff benefits

Nelson Marlborough Health is committed to the development of its employees, and to being a great place to work.

We provide career advancement and training opportunities and support for continuing education, and cultural support for our Maori health workers.

Our staff benefit from:


Planning a healthcare career

The careers.govt.nz website is your go-to for information about all job types. You can find out:

  • the length of training required
  • the current level of demand for the role in NZ
  • the pay range
  • entry requirements
  • related jobs and current vacancies

Go to the careers.govt.nz website


Video gallery: Healthcare professionals talk about their careers

There are some good websites offering videos featuring people talking about their careers.


The Kiwi Health Jobs website advertises all vacancies at New Zealand district health boards. It also includes a range of videos; here are some examples.

Mental health work

Public health nursing

Junior doctor (house officer)



The Just the Job website features videos about the types of careers that Nelson Marlborough Health offers. Here are some examples.

Physiotherapy and occupational therapy

Emergency services



The Kia Ora Hauora website promotes health careers and career development for Maori students and Maori healthcare employees. Here are some examples of the career videos they offer.


Public health promotion