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Position Title: Administration Officer – Specialist Addiction Service (SAS) - Wakari Hospital
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Fixed term Full time (40hours/week)
Date Posted: 04/09/2019
Application Closing Date: 15/09/2019 11PM
Job #: 059451
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Administration Officer – Specialist Addiction Service (SAS)

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

  • Full time - fixed term 25 November 2019 to 01 May 2020
  • Busy and varied position


About the Team

The Specialist Addiction Service is a multidisciplinary team whose role is to provide assessment and outpatient treatment, for those with addiction issues and substance use disorders. 

About the Role / About You

We are now looking to appoint a highly productive, well skilled Administration Officer who would thrive on being part of a dedicated team who are passionate about the work they do.

To be effective in this role you’ll need at least two years clerical administration experience; excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal), and a solid working knowledge of office systems and procedures.  You’ll also have excellent computer skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. You’ll be someone who enjoys supporting the team with your ability to prioritise, work to strict deadlines, has a can do attitude and you will have exemplary attention to detail. 

Given the nature of the work undertaken in this role and in this environment, it is also an absolute requirement that you understand and can demonstrate clear boundaries with regards to all aspects of privacy.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application.

The salary for this position is from $37,788 to $42,740 (pro-rata for part-time) per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.

The Location

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday 15 September, 2019

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Directorate (MHAID), Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email

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