Job Vacancy Details

Job Vacancy Details
Career Opportunities at the Southern DHB

2My Details
3Prescreening Questions
« Back to Vacancies List

Position Title: Administration Officer - Communicable Disease and Food Safety (Dunedin)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Part time (30hours/per week)
Date Posted: 31/10/2019
Application Closing Date: 10/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 060011
Position Description View Current Position Description

Administration Officer - Communicable Disease and Food Safety


  • Permanent part-time 30 hours per week


About us

Our Communicable Disease team is within Public Health South a multidisciplinary team and based at Wakari Hospital.

About the opportunity

Within this role you will be responsible for data entry and quality control for the national Episurv database, administration duties include management of notifications and case report forms. You will have regular contact with Laboratories, General Practices, and Medical Officers of Health.

You will actively encourage timely completion of case report forms by staff and follow up of notifiable diseases and you should have an interest in public health. 

About you

It is paramount to this role that you have the ability to learn and become familiar with a database, using your exceptional eye for detail and high levels of accuracy you will be able to input data correctly. You’ll also need to be highly organised, a forward-planner, have the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, and ideally have experience in working with databases and inputting data. An excellent telephone manner is essential.

The salary for this position is between $37,788 and $42,740 pro rata per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.

Why Dunedin

Dunedin is a University town and has something to offer most people. It has a long and rich history which is reflected in its many Museums, including the Settlers Museum and Art Galleries. Dunedin also offers affordable housing. Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date: Sunday, 10 November 2019

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:


Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety

How to Apply  
To apply for this position please click on the 'Apply Online' button and follow the instructions provided.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

To send your details in support of an application please click the button below.

« Back to Vacancies List