Administrator – Women's and Children's Support Team

Kia hiwa rā!

Here’s your chance to join a health system that truly cares. Te Whatu Ora Health NZ Waitaha Canterbury delivers an integrated healthcare service, and right now we have an opportunity within our Womens Health team. As a highly skilled Administrator, you’ll play a key role in continuing our culture of constant improvement.

Join our amazing Administration Team and provide quality administrative support to the team. We are a positive and supportive team who believe in supporting our staff with career growth and opportunities. 

Mō te tūnga | About the role

This role plays a vital part in supporting the Womens Health, from an administrative perspective. This role requires you to achieve transcription objectives for the team and playing a key role in welcoming patients and whānau to the department. 

These roles could be based at Christchurch Hospital. 

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Liaise with tūroro (patients), clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Dictation of letters
  • Managing referral letters
  • Manage patient bookings and appointments
  • Coding and data entry
  • Cover reception, welcoming tūroro (patients) and whānau

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

Your skills will include:

  • Essential Typing skills (typing speed of 50 – 70 WPM)
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent organisational, time management and problem-solving skills

Mō mātou | About Us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Canterbury and the West Coast community.

The culture at Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ], is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Values):

  • Care and respect for others - Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
  • Integrity in all we do - Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes - Te Takohanga i ngā hua

Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ]

When you work at the Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ], you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and businesses. At the DHB, you are part of something greater than yourself and encouraged to be your unique self.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site hereContact us on for additional information.

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ], there could be a place for you!

Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within the Te Whatu Ora [Health NZ]

The Future of the Health Industry

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19.  It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!


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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC2126669

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Friday 7th October