Administration Officer – Children’s Ward
- Permanent full-time role
- Opportunity to make a difference to the youth of our community and their families
About the Team
Here in Dunedin Hospital’s Children’s Ward, we are lucky to have a modern, bright work space with excellent facilities to ensure the best possible care for our young patients and their families/whanau.
About the Role – what’s in it for me?
A rare opportunity has arisen to join our fun and friendly Children’s Ward team. Not only will you need to be an organised and efficient administrator, you’ll also need to be a calm, caring and approachable person to be the face of our Children’s Inpatients reception and back office.
This is a busy role where you will need to be able to effectively multi-task whilst keeping a smile on your face and a spring in your step!
As Administration Officer, your role will include (but is not limited to):
- Providing high quality administrative support to the Children’s Inpatient service
- Setting up and maintaining effective electronic and paper filing systems and procedures
- Continuous improvements to processes and procedures to enhance the administration service provided
- Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships across the team
- Providing excellent customer service
Ideally you will bring the following skills and experience:
- Previous experience in a busy administration role
- Competent and confident using the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook
- Excellent word processing and data entry skills with a strong eye for detail
- Flexible approach with the ability to successfully prioritise your workload
- Respectful nature handling confidential, often sensitive information in a professional manner
- Excellent communication with a natural flair for fostering positive relationships
You will be joining a dedicated, supportive and friendly team of health professionals, providing invaluable support to families when they need it most. If you think you bring the skills we are looking for and have what it takes to thrive in a busy hospital environment we would love to hear from you.
About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Closing Date: Thursday 6 August 2020
Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay! For further information, please contact Tara Hobbs, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate, Women’s & Children’s Health Directorates. Phone: (03) 470 9357 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.