Service Manager / Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga – Surgical Support

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    3 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 22-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/113355A-21
  • Job Title: Service Manager / Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga – Surgical Support
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Location:  Hutt Hospital– Surgical, Women’s & Children’s Health

Contract:   Permanent, full time


An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Manager to join our Surgical, Women’s & Children’s Health Group at Hutt Valley DHB. In this role you will lead and support effective functioning of our operating theatre, peri-operative, Anaesthetics and CSSD. This position is one of four Service Manager roles in Surgical, Women and Children’s Health.


  • To deliver safe and affordable outcomes through the management of the day to day activity and resourcing of the service.
  • To partner Clinical Leaders in the delivery of integrated high quality health services.
  • To oversee Operating Theatre production, Operating theatre optimisation and ensure delivery against service plans and Ministry of Health requirements.


  • Senior Leadership role in health
  • Experience in health management
  • Experience dealing with the complexities of a large diverse organisation
  • A nursing clinical background, preferably in an Operating Theatre environment
  • Relevant business qualification or equivalent experience
  • Qualified health professional


Hutt Hospital, part of Hutt Valley District Health Board is a busy 270 bed general district hospital, serving a population of around 145,000. We provide most secondary services, as well as being the tertiary centre for regional plastic, maxillofacial and burns services, the regional rheumatology and school dental services and the greater Wellington public health and breast screening services.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button. You can also apply now and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 113355A-21 and job title in the subject line.