Work as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand

Want to work as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand ? We assist overseas Nurses seeking jobs opportunities in New Zealand; through our market research and healthcare recruiting expertise-industry relationships to provide opportunities in your career advancement …

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* Resume Optimization
* AHPRA Applications Assistance
* Licensing & Credentialing Assistance

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Why work as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand ?

Looking to work as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand ?

Why work as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand ?

UK needs and allows healthcare professionals come to the UK workforce. There has never been a better time to consider working in the UK as a doctor. The NHS currently has more than 9,000 vacant doctor posts.

The UK government, in its workforce plan for the NHS, has admitted it is reliant on recruiting overseas doctors until 2023 at least. It has removed its Tier 2 visa cap for doctors and nurses wishing to work in the UK

For international doctors, there are many benefits to furthering your medical career in the UK, which include:

  • Work experience within one of the world’s largest healthcare systems
  • Top quality training and development, including the opportunity to gain specialist UK Royal College qualifications
  • Access to ground-breaking research
  • Good standards of pay
  • An opportunity to experience living and working in the UK
  • Developing new skills and being introduced to new ways of working
  • A diverse, multi-cultural population with a wide range of health needs

Not only is the UK attractive to overseas doctors, but the UK’s publicly funded healthcare system – National Health Service (NHS) – relies upon international doctors to bridge skill shortage gaps and meet the high demand for its services.  Today, 26.3% of doctors licensed to practise by the General Medical Council (GMC) graduated from their primary medical qualification in an international country.  A further 10.7 % of doctors obtained theirs from an EEA country outside the UK.

If you are considering working in UK, Emanate Resourcing can help. Our team is on hand at every step of the process from supporting you with your registration, finding a job, to helping you settle in and work in UK.

Please feel Free, to Contact Us to discuss your next career opportunity.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can we Assist you, to work as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand ?

Emanate Resourcing specialises in the recruitment of local & Overseas trained Doctor’s & Nurses

If you are looking for Nursing Jobs in New Zealand, we have a variety of Permanent & Locum Nurses jobs available in New Zealand, in an extensive network of leading and reputable hospitals, surgeries and medical practices.

  • To find Nurses positions in New Zealand, please view our Nurses Job Vacancies.
  • To know more about Overseas Nurses working in New Zealand , please refer to the Nurses moving to New Zealand.
  • If you have further questions or would like to access our Healthcare  Recruitment Services, please feel free to Contact Us.

Why work as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand ?

Life in Australia: location, education & career opportunities


Location, education and cost of living

Australia offers a relaxed outdoor lifestyle, diverse landscapes, as well as tropical and temperate climates year-round. The main cities and large regional towns provide an abundance of sporting, art and cultural activities. Australia’s strong sporting and education culture makes it a fantastic place to raise children.


A melting pot of different cultures

The Australian culture has evolved into its own unique multi ethnic cultural mix with a population of around 24 million. Approximately 43% of Australians were either born overseas or have at least one parent who immigrated to Australia. The population spread is urbanised with 67% of people living in main metropolitan cities.


Education in Australia – it’s one of the best

The Australian education system is renowned for its high academic standards. The public school system is free to Australia citizens, permanent residents and those on long term work visas. The school year starts at 4 years of age and runs for 13 years divided into primary, secondary and senior secondary. Australian universities are recognised internationally as providing high quality education enticing many students relocate from all over the world to Australia to study.


Cost of living

The cost of living in Australia is higher than the USA and lower than the UK. Sydney, being its most expensive city, is up there with London and New York in terms of cost of housing and general living expenses. The other main centres of Australia are generally more affordable places to live and work. The average wage in Australia is $74,000 per year with a minimum wage of $19.49 per hour. Some figures show Australians earn 25% more than their British colleagues.


Public and private healthcare jobs for doctors

There is a great deal of opportunities for Nurses to work permanently or locum in Australia. Australia offers medical specialists an interesting and diverse working environment, career development and excellent remuneration rewards. The positions available range in scope from large teaching hospitals to smaller community hospitals and private clinics.


Getting registered as a Nurse in Australia

Nurses aiming to register and work unsupervised as a specialist in Australia must have completed the required training and assessment to gain fellowship with the appropriate Australasian college in their chosen specialty (ie: radiology, emergency medicine, general medicine, psychiatry). If you have trained in Australia or New Zealand the process is straightforward.


English language and training requirements

Nurses must also satisfy the English language and training requirements to register with the Medical Board of Australia and the overarching registration body AHPRA (The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency):

The registration process for International Nurses wanting to work in Australia is complex and different requirements apply. Please contact us directly for further detail about your eligibility and the registration process.


Australian immigration

International Medical Graduates (IMG’s) who gain registration with the Medical Board of Australia are eligible for skilled migrant visas and potentially Permanent residency with Australian Immigration. More information can be found here:


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How to work as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand

To work as a Nurse in New Zealand

How to work as an Overseas Nurse in Australia

To work as a Nurse in Australia


We do not charge Candidates a Fee for Job placement.

As your medical recruitment agent, we do not charge a fee for job placement, since we are paid directly by the employers or industry partners.
*Any fee for additional professional services that we may provide will be communicated in advance and and will proceed only after receiving a consent from you.
*We do charge a placement fee to medical centres when we fill positions.


Our Initial Consultation (15minutes) is always free

Any additional consultation time as needed will be a paid service & will be communicated to you.

From time to time we hold live events and Q& A sessions; do register & send us all relevant information, so we can send a Private Invite to such events.


Emanate Recruitment is different in many ways, including but not limited to the following:
  • We have doctors as founders & Board members to provide overall operational guidance.
  • We are part of a Health Group who own a growing Medical Practice Network
  • We have tied up with Immigration Law Firm for regulatory guidance.
  • We Focus only on Doctor’s & Nurses recruitment.

What’s involved in applying?

For Emanate to be of assistance, we request that you send us your details and CV by registering with us online.

This is the best way to give us the information we need to evaluate the level of assistance we are likely to be able to provide.

What should the CV include ?

We will assist you in securing your desired position across an extensive network of medical providers.

For the recruitment process to begin, you must send us your updated professional resume (CV).

Your CV must include the following:

  • Educational Qualifications
  • Duties and responsibilities of any past jobs you have held
  • Dates of employment (be specific)
  • How many hours per week you worked
  • 3 professional references (Telephone # & Email)

At Emanate, we understand the need to find a Job position that matches your preference, in the shortest time and prompt service.


We will not sell your information to third parties.

If you submit your CV & other Documents to us it will be reviewed by one of our recruitment specialists. Following that, it will be securely stored until needed as part of an application process.
*We will not share your CV to prospective employers without your approval.
* Refer to our privacy policy for more information.

Will my spouse or children be able to work?

Yes your spouse or children will be able to work.


All candidates are contacted immediately upon receipt of their registration by either email and/or telephone.

Following our initial contact, candidates are then emailed regularly regarding suitable positions.

Considering working as an Overseas Nurse in New Zealand? Start your Journey Today!

We assist Overseas Nurses with opportunities to Live & Work in New Zealand

Emanate is a leading Doctor’s & Nurses recruitment agency, specializing in supporting Overseas trained Doctor’s & Nurses move & practice in New Zealand. We work with many leading hospitals & health practices across New Zealand &  can assist with every stage of the process (Pre & Post arrival in New Zealand). Be rest assured that your needs will be met & moving internationally will be as hassle-free as possible.

Experienced International Medical Recruitment Team You Can Trust

We believe in keeping things simple and are experts at providing friendly, professional support. We think you’ll find Emanate Resourcing a great resource for helping you move to New Zealand.

Get in touch with one of our international medical recruitment specialists today. Whether you’re only thinking about moving or actively applying for Nursing Jobs in New Zealand, we can assist you with every part of your journey.

We’ll Connect You with Nursing Jobs in New Zealand

We work with some of the leading hospitals & health practices across New Zealand. We’ve developed a good network & great relationship with healthcare groups for employment opportunities. Many jobs are directly posted on our Job Board. Throughout the process, we’ll provide you with practical solutions specifically tailored to your individual needs & circumstances. So, you’ll always feel supported during the entire process.

GMC / NHS Applications Assistance

It can be confusing dealing with an unfamiliar overseas administrative system. We will organise your GMC registration and other necessary documentation. Simply give your documents to our local recruiter and we will take care of the rest..


Our Healthcare Recruitment Firm is with you every step of the recruitment process.

Engage with us today and see the difference.

Refer a Nurse & be rewarded with $$$

We are always looking to assist Nurses connect with prospective employers and if you can help us find them, we will reward you with cash! All you need to do is introduce them to us.

When they take a Permanent or Locum position, we will reward you directly. There are no catches, secrets or complicated rules. It’s that simple!

Contact one of our Recruitment Specialists or submit your referral to get started.

We Build Lasting Relationships
Between Candidates
& Employers

Our 5 Step Process

Finding your perfect job could not be easier.

Step 1 : Nice To Meet You

Apply for a Job, Subscribe for New Job Alerts, Upload your CV or contact us.

Step 2 : Consultation

We will schedule a consultation with a Medical recruiter to understand your professional background, your interests, concerns and what you’re looking for in your next job.

Our recruiter will spend time getting to know you and talking through your interest.

Step 3 : Expansive Employer Network

We will explore where it maybe be best for you and your family to live & work.

Our team will then compile a list of open jobs in our extensive network that matches your interest & skill set. We have a wide network of Healthcare Organizations in our Database & Partnered with many to fulfill ongoing demands.

Step 4 : Hiring Process

Sharing specific opportunities with you to evaluate and determine what is of interest. Once a job that is of interest is identified and you're feeling ready, Emanate Resourcing will then submit your information to the hiring manager & coordinate next steps (i.e. interview, contract negotiation, licensing, credentialing & more).

Step 5 : Interview & Selection

We'll arrange a job interview. Mostly these are face or recorded interview.

Once you have found your dream job, we will confirm your salary, benefits and expected start dates. Next our dedicated Immigration Law Firm will break down the visa process steps.

Follow Up's

Follow up with both yourself and the healthcare employer to make sure the process is moving smoothly and bottle necks are addressed in a timely manner.


Our Healthcare Recruitment Firm is with you every step of the recruitment process.

Engage with us today and see the difference

Taking the Hassle out of Medical Recruitment

Our Understanding of Healthcare Industry

Extensive List of Healthcare facilities & Medical Professionals

Expert Team who puts you First

97% Satisfaction

Preferred Supplier Relationships


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