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Position Title: Secretary - Population Health
Location: Otago/Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent Full time (40hours/week)
Date Posted: 25/06/2020
Application Closing Date: 30/06/2020 11PM
Job #: 063436
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Secretary-Population Health

Southern District Health Board

  • Permanent fulltime
  • 40 hours per week (1.0FTE)
  • Family friendly environment


Internal Applications Only


lf you’d like to work as part of a team that delivers health care services to children and families within the Southern District then this could be the role for you, come and join us in our  Te Punaka Oraka: Public Health Nursing Service.  Ideally you will be located in Invercargill providing administrative support to the client based system and child/youth health programs for the Te Punaka Oraka Service.


You’ll be responsible for providing secretarial duties for the Charge Nurse Manager, Population Health, including clinical administration, minute taking and general administration duties to help ensure the efficient running of the Child and Youth Health Team. You’ll be using electronic information systems, paper based files and inputting accurate data to our systems and conducting quality activities including running audits and reports.


We seek an administrator with strong IT skills and the ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel, good touch-typing speed and accuracy, plus the confidence to pick up patient management systems and relevant computer programmes. It would be an advantage to have detailed understanding of  the of B4 School programme. You’ll also have strong organisational ability, excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a dedicated team. A friendly ‘can do’ team approach is required along with excellent customer service skills, phone manner and computer speed and accuracy.


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 between $47,580 to $55,259 per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.


The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it 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.


Please note this position is for internal applicants only


Closing Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2020

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 checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

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