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Deb - Midwife and Registered Nurse, South Island

From the first contact with Accent Health Recruitment agency we felt informed, appreciated and listened to.  Prudence found me a job which combines both my skills as a nurse and midwife in a fabulous part of the South Island.  I guess if you are looking at this web site you are seriously pondering a move or trip to New Zealand.  Well what's stopping you?

I am a dual trained nurse and midwife and we (my husband Graham and I) moved to Akaroa near Christchurch in May 2010.  I had my New Zealand nursing registration and I have been very fortunate to have worked all over the world from the Middle East to the Channel Islands to Australia and more.  Most times I have used recruitment agencies to help with work and visa direction; not all have been the most helpful or switched on..............This time I chose Accent Health Recruitment Ltd to help us with a permanent lifestyle change and job offer.  I was lucky that the position I applied for waited for me to arrive and that process did take nearly one year!

I have nursed in New Zealand before, so I knew a lot of what to expect so was really looking forward to getting back.

We wanted rural and costal for our location and I wanted more autonomy and diversity in my job.  Akaroa on Banks Peninsula fits the bill perfectly.  There is a bit I miss about where I came from in Devon and Cornwall, but NZ certainly makes up for it.

If you choose Accent Health Recruitment and New Zealand you really have made the best choice - my only regret is that I didn't use them years ago!

Good luck and stay focused, see ya soon!!