Candidates must be either:
Nursing Council of New Zealand registered nurses who have been out of the nursing workforce for over five years
Nurses who hold a registration from another country and meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand requirements to undertake a Competence Assessment Programme.
All applicants must produce evidence of their immune status in respect of the following: Hepatitis B antibody status, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Chicken Pox, Tuberculosis and Tetanus (if a chest x-ray is done a copy of the report is to be provided).
All applicants are required to declare all criminal or pending criminal convictions, undertake a background check from the NZ Police Licensing and Vetting Agency, or equivalent if they have lived abroad.
All applicants are required to provide evidence that they meet Sections 16(d) and 45(5) of the Health Practitioners Competence Act 2003 and to complete a health declaration form.
All applicants must provide a complete CV detailing their nursing experience.