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Position Title: Administration Officer – Te Punaka Oraka Service
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent, Part Time 0.6 FTE
Date Posted: 08/06/2018
Application Closing Date: 20/06/2018 11PM
Job #: 056502
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Administration Officer – Te Punaka Oraka Service


  • Permanent part-time
  • 24 hours per week (0.6FTE)


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 and Vision Hearing Service .  You’ll be located in downtown 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 general office duties, clinical administration and reception duties to help ensure the efficient running of the Child and Youth Health Team. You’ll interact with client’s families, schools preschools and staff, directing information to the appropriate individuals and dealing with appointments, enquiries, primarily over the phone. You’ll use electronic information systems, paper based files and inputting accurate data to our systems and conducting quality activities including running audits and reports.


This role would suit someone wanting to get into the health industry who has strong IT skills, with the ability to use Word, Excel, good touch-typing speed and accuracy, plus the confidence to pick up patient management systems and relevant computer programmes. 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.


The salary for this position is between $36,329 to $42,740 (pro-rata for part-time) per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.


Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2018


For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:

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