Administrator | Forensic Pathology & Mortuary Services

Our Purpose: What We’re Here For

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We’re world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we’re always striving to Make It Better. From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region and we’re all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.


Our Culture: What Matters To Us

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Putting people at the heart of all we do 

For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we’re putting our own people at the centre of everything we do.  Because health is ultimately all about people.  What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do. 

What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.


The Role: What This Opportunity’s All About

The Forensic Pathology and Mortuary service at Christchurch Public Hospital is growing and are looking for someone innovative, enthusiastic and driven to take on our new Administrator role. There is opportunity to make this role yours and we are looking for someone with fresh ideas and great initiative to do this!

You’ll be responsible for;

  • Updating patient management systems and undertaking reporting
  • Typing letters and documentation
  • Data collection and research; finding ways to interpret data and use it to create better systems
  • Ad hoc projects to make the department run smoothly; this is where your initiative and enthusiasm to improve processes will be useful!
  • Building relationships with stakeholders internally and in related organisations across the South Island


To be successful in this role, you will above all have a positive and professional nature, an inquisitive and interested mind and be driven to learn and seek opportunities to improve systems and processes. You will be a competent administrator with 1 – 2 years administration experience or perhaps you’ll be a university graduate looking for your first role in an organisation that will provide you with exciting challenges and the opportunity to develop your career. You’ll have strong computer skills and a level of maturity and resilience to work in this particular area of the hospital.

You will be part of an extremely supportive team who want to see you succeed in your role and career and will provide you with the opportunities to make your mark in the role and develop your skillset.


Belonging Here: Becoming Part Of Our Story

Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you’ll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn’t a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!

If this particular role isn’t for you we do have other similar opportunities; please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.


Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Recruitment Specialist, Anna Canning on


Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 234980

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: 22 November 2018