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Position Title: Recruitment Coordinator
Location: Otago/Southland
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 09/12/2020
Application Closing Date: 15/01/2021 11PM
Job #: 064749
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Recruitment Coordinator

  • Build relationships with DHB team members and doctors around the world
  • Friendly and supportive team environment




About the opportunity

Do you enjoy the pace of bulk recruitment?  Do you have patience and can stay calm under pressure? 

This is a busy position that will allow you to use your organisation, process management and interpersonal skills to help make a real difference to the health of our communities. You’ll be involved in placing junior doctors into roles from Trainee Interns and House officers through to Registrars, under the umbrella of RMO (resident medical officer) recruitment. 

As part of our recruitment team, you will be focused on sourcing resident doctors from within New Zealand and internationally, whilst working side by side with an experienced team of recruiters.  Your mission?  To help us make great hiring decisions as efficiently as possible and give our prospective candidates a great experience as they consider joining us here at Southern in the next stage of their medical careers. 


Our ideal applicant

We’re looking for our process driven, administrative super star! Who can always find their way around a problem, who has a logical approach but isn’t scared to ask questions and uses initiative, and is ideally interested in sourcing and recruitment.

You’ll be responsible for ensuring that the Southern DHB recruitment processes are always followed including monitoring and following the progress of candidate’s through their Medical Council New Zealand and DHB legal requirements, whilst ensuring accuracy and confidentiality. The ability to build rapport and trust with potential and new employees will ensure we are making progress in this key area of recruitment for our future talent pipeline of doctors.

To be considered for this role, please apply online with a full CV and cover letter describing the skills you bring, the roles you’ve held that make you our ideal candidate and why YOU are the new team member we need.


About Us

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to over 315,000 people. We take pride in the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our population. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the heart of everything we do.  We’re undergoing significant transformation, and with a focus on clinical and quality excellence, and on further enhancing our organisational culture, we aim to make Southern DHB an employer of choice. In order to achieve this, we’re committed to putting the right people, with the right skills, into the right roles. 


Please note this vacancy is open to current SDHB staff only

Closing Date: 15th January 2021

For further information please contact Jayne Jepson, Recruitment Manager on 03 470 9603 or Email:

How to Apply  
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