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The Wakefield team

nurses-conversingWakefield Hospital employs more than 320 staff including over 130 qualified nurses. Wakefield’s medical professionals are enthusiastically supported by the hospital administrators and management.

Acurity Health Group Limited has a commitment to provide ongoing training for its staff, both on and off site. Opportunities to attend clinical conferences and undertake relevant post graduate study are encouraged and where appropriate financially supported.

An opportunity to work with the best

Wakefield attracts some of the finest surgeons in New Zealand, including specialists in high technology, low invasive techniques.

Wakefield offers you an opportunity to work with these highly respected specialists, in partnership with a first rate nursing team.

Wakefield performs a wide range of diagnostic, interventional and surgical procedures, including cardiac surgery. Regular financial investment into facilities and equipment allows specialists and staff to practise their profession within a superior medical environment.

Full-time medical specialists providing 24-hour care complement our dedicated team of professional staff.

Wakefield has seven operating theatres, along with a 71-bed hospital, 10 recovery beds, x-ray and imaging services, Angiography Suite, dedicated five-bed Intensive Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit and Cardiac Labs.

The benefits

Examine the benefits for yourself

Wakefield's greatest asset is its staff. To reward and retain the best people working in the industry today, Wakefield offers a generous package of benefits and incentives to every staff member, including:

  • Excellent remuneration in well staffed and supportive environments
  • Superior allowances for weekends and nights
  • Subsidised Medical Insurance for permanent employees
  • Generous Leave Allowances
  • Flexible Shifts
  • Subsidised Cafeteria
  • Security Surveillance System
  • NZ Nursing Council accredited Professional Development and Recognition Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Counselling Service.