Applying From Overseas

Royston attracts some of the finest surgeons in New Zealand, including specialists in high technology, low invasive techniques. Working at Royston 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.

Royston 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 Royston Hospital.

The Royston Team

Royston Hospital employs more than 160 staff including over 88 qualified nurses. Royston’s medical professionals are enthusiastically supported by the hospital administrators and management.

When you join us at Royston Hospital, you will be given the support you need to succeed. We provide a safe, friendly, inclusive and diverse work environment. We have a proud tradition of patient care with over 100 years of supporting our community. We are supported by the latest technology, equipment and facilities, and we are excited to be expanding to keep meeting the demand for our region. Located in the heart of Hawke’s Bay, we are proud to be the leading private healthcare hospital.

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

Supporting your application process

Evolution works with Accent Health Recruitment to support you in your move to Aotearoa, New Zealand. Our agency guides and advises you through the immigration process including supporting your registrations for Nurses Zealand Nurses Council or Medical Sciences Board, and New Zealand Immigration. Our team liaises closely with Immigration New Zealand.

At Evolution we offer relocation support to help you with your move to New Zealand. This can support you with your travel expenses and initial accommodation.

When you arrive at New Zealand you will be greeted by a representative on behalf of Evolution Healthcare’s or our recruitment agency. You will be provided with plenty of information and support you with your local needs such as finding babysitters to the best cafes to go dine at!

If you want more information on how we can support you in your next steps click here

Employee Relocation Policy

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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Want to work with us? Enquire for a confidential conversation with our agency here

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