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Explore 'Down Under'

Grow your nursing career in New Zealand and Australia

Nursing Jobs in New Zealand & Australia

Grow your nursing career and explore the stunning beaches, rugged mountains, and native wildlife of Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia.

It’s easy to find great nursing jobs and relocate with New Zealand Health Group. We’ve helped thousands of nurses to live and work ‘Down Under’.

We’re New Zealand’s largest national provider of home and community support, disability support, rehabilitation, mental health and behavioural support, health staffing, workplace support, and training. With our extensive industry experience and contacts, we can connect qualified nurses with jobs in health organisations across New Zealand and Australia.  

Benefits of working with us

  • Our service is completely free to you
  • Travel and visa support
  • Relocation packages available for selected full-time roles
  • Meaningful and diverse range of work
  • Competitive pay & benefits
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Sponsorship for some roles to live and work in New Zealand

Watch this video to find out more about us

I absolutely love New Zealand. The vibe, nature, and it’s culture. It really is heaven on earth!

Naomi, Registered Nurse from Brighton, England

Charlie from the UK shares a little about the experience of working with Geneva Healthcare (part of New Zealand Health Group) as a registered nurse.

Career opportunities

Enjoy a meaningful and diverse range of nursing work throughout New Zealand and Australia. We can help you find the right nursing role that suits your career goals and lifestyle. We can help you get:

Community / district nursing jobs

Connect with some of the thousands of people we support around New Zealand with aged, illness, injury, and disability services. Get to know them and hear their life stories as part of our team that supports them to remain as independent as possible in their own homes.

Bureau nursing jobs

Enjoy working flexible shifts at local health organisations and hospitals in New Zealand that fit around your lifestyle and travel plans. Our nursing bureaus, Geneva Staffing and Duty Calls, can help you every step of the way. This is a great option if you’re looking to move around often.

Permanent jobs

If you’re looking for something more stable and permanent, we can help you into a role with one of our many subsidiaries or other hospitals and health organisations around New Zealand and Australia.

Relocation support

We make getting to New Zealand or Australia easy. When you choose to Explore ‘Down Under’, you’ll have your own dedicated consultant to support you with your Nursing Registration and Immigration process.

Travel & visa support

Candidates who hold a New Zealand or Australian passport won’t require a visa, but for those who hold passports from other countries and are between the ages of 18 and 30, we can discuss the possibility of obtaining a Working Holiday Visa.

There are also certain roles with hospitals and within New Zealand Health Group itself for which your employer will be prepared to sponsor you and your dependents/spouse to work in New Zealand or Australia.

Contact us & interview today

Talk to our team today to find out more about which of our nursing jobs are eligible for relocation support packages. To have a free, confidential chat about your options, contact our friendly team on:

0800 404 7591 (UK toll-free)
[email protected]

*T&Cs apply

What is it like getting a job Down Under with Geneva Healthcare (part of New Zealand Health Group)? We hear from Alex, a nurse from Bristol who came to New Zealand to work in Geneva’s Temp Division.

“I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else” – Lisa

New Zealand Health Group

As New Zealanders, there’s nothing we value more than our health and wellbeing, our independence, and our sense of togetherness.

At New Zealand Health Group, we look out for one another and come together for the good of others across Aotearoa, New Zealand.

We’re the largest community health, disability, staffing, and wellbeing group supporting over 30,000 people to get on with making the most of life in their own homes, communities, and workplaces. 

Every day, our team of 10,000 passionate people from all walks of life come together to find better ways to support people and improve their health and wellbeing through our clinical expertise, technological innovations, and a lot of aroha from all of us.

Together, we partner with government and community organisations, local businesses, iwi, and whānau, in nearly every corner of our country to make sure everyone has equal access to the support they deserve.

"I love to travel, so the flexibility of agency work is perfect for my lifestyle without impacting my career prospects. I can safely say I have explored all the wonders of New Zealand."

- Lynda

Our relocation support partner

Crown World Mobility

Our relocation partner, Crown, has lots of useful international and domestic relocation insights and guides on their website.

*Terms & conditions apply. Please contact our team for relocation package details.