Receptionist - Franz Josef

  • Part time Receptionist (72 hours per fortnight) based at the South Westland Area Practice
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Work within our dynamic and friendly team

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

Mō te tūnga | About the role

This is a key role with our team at the South Westland Area Practice. In this role you will be:

  • Providing excellent customer service to tūroro (patients) and their whānau
  • Managing enrolments and tūroro (patients) information
  • General administration work and supporting the wider kapa (team) with their needs

This is an exciting and diverse role where you will have the opportunity to work across both public facing and internal reception and administration duties.  The role may involve supporting the team at any of the five clinics from Hari Hari to Haast, and may also involve occasional support for the reception team in Hokitika.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

  • Ability to work autonomously and high levels of initiative
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Administration skills including Word, Excel and ideally patient management systems
  • Interpersonal and communication skills plus a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Reliable and dependability skills 

Mō mātou | About Us

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

“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 West Coast and the Canterbury community.

The culture at Te Tai o Poutini West Coast, is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Value​​​​​​​s):

  • 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

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference. We will help you grow in rural health with a continued focus on your career development. We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Tai o Poutini West Coast

When you work at the Te Tai o Poutini West Coast, 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 Te Tai o Poutini West Coast you are part of something greater than yourself and encouraged to be your unique self.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Apply online our careers website, or for any further information please contact us on

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at WCDHB and CDHB, there could be a place for you!

Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within the West Coast or Canterbury District Health Board.

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. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. 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.


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC2407285

Location: South Westland

Closing Date: Friday 31st March