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Old Mar 11th 2013, 10:31 am
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Question Job hunting Tips

Hello to you all.

I am after job hunting tips.

I am a UK nurse who has just got NZ registration.
I work on an Acute Care Unit, which is a very fast paced and highly stressed environment.

I am now at the job hunting stage.

I have the assistance of someone in NZ who has helped me kiwify my CV/cover letter and sent it out to some DHB's I have also sent out about 5 job applications last night.

Is there anything else I can do to increase my chances of getting a job. Agencies are not interested as im only 8 months qualified

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Old Mar 11th 2013, 7:02 pm
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think the new criteria for getting nursing jobs ins 2 years qualified. double check as this is a new requirement that has come in from what I have been reading
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taken from: http://www.nursingcouncil.org.nz/ind...l-Registration


New Qualification Prescribed by the Nursing Council for Registered Nurses from Overseas


c) Two years post-registration nursing practice as a registered nurse of at least 2,500 hours within the five years immediately preceding the date of the application; AND
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Old Mar 11th 2013, 7:09 pm
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Ms Fychan Ive already got my registration with the nursing council. I got in on the old requirements.
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ahh ok well good luck with the job hunt.

Think you are doing everything that other nurses have said they have done.
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thank you...you had me a little worried then, I really dont want this moving experience to be prolonged any more than need be.

Looks like I just need to be patience and keep applying for vacancies.
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I applied direct to the DHB. Their current vacancies are advertised on their individual websites.

Below is the link to the DHB's. HTH.
http://www.health.govt.nz/new-zealan...board-websites
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Register here

www.kiwihealthjobs.com

You can set criteria for type of area, geographical and professional and they will send alerts when jobs turn up

It is a Govt site linked to all District Health Boards

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Thanks for the tips

I have sent about 6 applications off and I am looking at the kiwi health job site regularly. I will register with it aswell..didnt realize you could do that.
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Can anyone outline for me what the main differences are between NZ and UK CV's, so I know what we need to add?
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there is a thread re CVs if you look at green area at top of the page where updates info is
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got it, thanks
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My heart sank when I thought you meant all nurses had to be prescribers!

Phew!
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Originally Posted by MrsFychan View Post
think the new criteria for getting nursing jobs ins 2 years qualified. double check as this is a new requirement that has come in from what I have been reading
We have a English couple staying with us both on WHV, he is working the grape harvest. She is supposed to working as a nurse, except she only has 18mths experience and they changed the rules on the 1st of March this year. She is absolutely devastated and as soon as the grape harvest is over, they have to head back to the UK, so she can continue nursing.

They hate the idea of going back to the UK and I really feel for them.

Have suggested a WHV to OZ, where I think the rules are easier.
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Originally Posted by Catchafire View Post
We have a English couple staying with us both on WHV, he is working the grape harvest. She is supposed to working as a nurse, except she only has 18mths experience and they changed the rules on the 1st of March this year. She is absolutely devastated and as soon as the grape harvest is over, they have to head back to the UK, so she can continue nursing.

They hate the idea of going back to the UK and I really feel for them.

Have suggested a WHV to OZ, where I think the rules are easier.
I'm getting confused as I qualified last year, got 13 years racked up in health care which isn't relevant so I'm told.

I have my reg and about to get APC so does that not count for anything. I was under the impression to get reg now u need 2 years experience are they changing everything
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