Administrator - Resident Doctors' Support Team

  • 0.6 FTE (24 Hours) permanent part-time – flexible hours
  • Administrative support to Registered Doctors
  • Support recruitment process for Registered Doctors


Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.


The Team: What we do

The Canterbury DHB is a centre of excellence for Resident Doctor training, education and clinical experience. The Resident Doctors’ Support Team is responsible for the operational management of our Resident Doctor workforce. From high volume annual recruitment, to rostering and coordinating their ongoing employment and training activity – this team is integral in ensuring our Resident Doctors are supported and enjoy their work and learning experience.


The Role: Where you fit in

As part of the Resident Doctors Support Team (RDST), the Resident Doctors’ Administrator is responsible for developing and implementing quality administrative practices to support the Resident Doctors’ workforce.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong administration, HR and/or coordination experience to start or continue their career/journey in the healthcare environment.


  • Rostering for Department
  • Customer service for Registers Doctors and visitors
  • Supporting the end to end recruitment process
  • Admin requirements for Medical Council and Immigration NZ
  • Orientation for new starters
  • Purchase orders
  • Data entry
  • Personal Assistant duties for Team Leader
  • Preparing and distributing reports

Your skills will include:

  • Communication Skills
  • Build and maintain internal and external stakeholders’ relationships
  • Streamlining administrative processes
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Attention to detail
  • Working in a fast paced environment

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with PCIS, payroll
  • Knowledge of health and disability sector
  • Business or administration qualification
  • Recruitment administration experience

The preferred hours are at least 4 hours on Thursday and Friday, the rest of the hours are negotiable. 


Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 


Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.  

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at complete an application.

Please outline your preferred hours of work in your cover letter.

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC1594213

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Wednesday the 29th of September 2021