Applying From Overseas

Wakefield attracts some of the finest surgeons in New Zealand, including specialists in high technology, low invasive techniques. Working at Wakefield offers you an opportunity to work with these highly respected specialists, in partnership with a first rate nursing team. Evolution Healthcare regularly invests into our facilities and equipment, allowing specialists and staff to practise their profession within a superior medical environment. This includes our $130m Redevelopment investment.

Wakefield Hospital is not a training facility therefore do not offer elective placements to international students. Click the links below to find out more about working with the team at Wakefield Hospital.

The Wakefield Team

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

Wakefield has 6 operating theatres, along with a 31-bed hospital, 10 recovery beds, imaging services, Angiography Suite, dedicated 5-bed Intensive Care Unit, Endoscopy Unit and Cardiac Labs, providing staff with the opportunity to experience a range of diverse work environments.

Working for us you will have the opportunity to attend clinical conferences and we encourage staff to undertake relevant post graduate study, which can be financially supported where appropriate. At Wakefield, we strive to be an employer of choice by offering a stable environment, employee benefits, career development and supported continued learning opportunities.

Benefits of working and living in New Zealand

A fantastic lifestyle, for yourself, as a couple, or as a family. Our facilities are in areas where there is always something new and exciting to do. From the city life with the hustle and bustle of crowds, to the smaller cities with a relaxed pace and incredible scenery, our facilities are in areas that accommodate your lifestyle choice.

Flexibility to your family needs

We recognise and value the importance of our people having the ability to have flexibility in their work so that they can ensure they spend time with their family.

  • No elective surgeries or procedures on weekends
  • Minimal roles with on call requirements
  • Closure for hospitals over the Christmas period for a minimum of two weeks every year

Competence Assessment Programme

At Evolution Healthcare we support Internationally Qualified Nurses to take the leap in moving to Aotearoa New Zealand and make their home with us. To find out more about CAP funding click below

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