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Registered Nurse OR Enrolled Nurse

Are you a Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse with a passion to support the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities?

With regular contact and oversight by our highly experienced clinical team, you will be involved in a number of exciting opportunities to build on your clinical skills and knowledge including:

  • Developing national consistency related to infection control processes and systems
  • Working remotely to support service delivery teams using a variety of technology including telephone and video meetings, internal databases, and resources
  • The organisational COVID-19 response

This is not a clinical hands-on role, but one that utilises your clinical knowledge to ensure the safety of the people we support and our staff.

This permanent full-time role can be based anywhere in New Zealand and would suit an entry-level RN, or an EN looking to work in the disability sector. You will be provided with opportunities to grow your clinical skills and knowledge while making a real impact on people in our communities with physical and intellectual disabilities.

You will bring:

  • Current APC with the Nursing Council of New Zealand
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain key relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Previous experience working in a Community setting and with clients who have high and complex needs (would be an advantage)

We offer you:

  • A rewarding opportunity to work for a meaningful cause with an established not-for-profit organisation that provides support services to people with intellectual disabilities
  • Flexible working conditions – the opportunity to work from anywhere in NZ
  • Salary between $62,400 - $68,640pa
  • Highly-skilled and experienced clinical team who work collaboratively – you will have opportunities to grow your clinical skills and knowledge
  • Energetic and dedicated team with approachable, knowledgeable, and supportive management

About IDEA Services

IDEA Services supports adults of all ages with intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and enjoy life as part of their communities. We are New Zealand's largest provider of services to people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

Our services are founded on IHC's utter commitment for people with intellectual disabilities to have a good life and to be valued contributors to and members of their own community.

IDEA Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the IHC Group is made up of our charitable programmes and three wholly-owned subsidiaries, committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities to lead satisfying lives in the community and to providing housing and tenancy services to people in need.

To Apply:

Please submit an online application by selecting the ‘Apply’ button. As part of the selection process, please upload a Cover Letter that demonstrates your clinical experience and motivation to apply for this role. If you would like to view the Position Description, please email

When requested, you must be able to provide proof of your full vaccination against COVID-19, as mandated by the government. If you have a valid exemption from vaccination, we will consider that against the requirements of the role applied for and our operational environment.

The IHC Group is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome all kinds of diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work. Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.