Administration Officer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 14-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/060127SS
  • Job Title: Administration Officer
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  • Summary:

Queen Mary – Maternity – Dunedin

  • Permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week)
  • The Administrative service runs between Monday to Friday 0800 – 2030 hours and from 0800-1630 on weekends

About the department

We consider ourselves to be very fortunate here at the Queen Mary Maternity unit. Not only do we get to care for fabulous women and families from all across our diverse region, we also get to work alongside kind, compassionate, dedicated midwives and other health professionals to provide a safe and positive birthing experience.

Each year we birth around 1,800 babies and work closely with the midwifery and medical schools to give the kind of care our patients deserve.

About the role – what’s in it for me?

This is a busy role where you will need to be able to effectively multi-task whilst keeping a smile on your face and a spring in your step!

As Administration Officer, your role will include (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Providing high quality administrative support to the maternity service
  • Setting up and maintaining effective electronic and paper filing systems and procedures
  • Continuous improvements to processes and procedures to enhance the administration service provided
  • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships across the team
  • Providing excellent customer service

About you

Ideally you will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a busy administration role
  • Competent and confident using the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent word processing and data entry skills with a strong eye for detail
  • Flexible approach with the ability to successfully prioritise your workload
  • Respectful nature handling confidential, often sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Excellent communication with a natural flair for fostering positive relationships

You will be joining a dedicated, supportive and friendly team of health professionals, providing invaluable support to families when they need it most. If you think you bring the skills we are looking for and have what it takes to thrive in a busy hospital environment we would love to hear from you.

About the Southern DHB

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers – patients, staff and communities – are at the forefront of everything we do.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Wednesday, 20 November 2019.

For further information please contact Sam Cunningham, Recruitment Advisor, Corporate and Women’s and Children’s Health Directorates Phone: (03) 213 5427 or Email: sam.cunningham@southerndhb.govt.nz

Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz