Administration Assistant, BreastScreen Coast to Coast
Palmerston North, NZ
2d ago

MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve. MidCentral Health is the Lead Provider for the central region as part of the national breast screening programme, Breast Screen Aotearoa.

The area covers Manawatu, Horowhenua, Tararua, Taranaki, Whanganui, Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne and the East Coast region.

BreastScreen Coast to Coast (BSCC) is looking for an enthusiastic and committed administration assistant to join our team.

The successful applicant will be working as an integral member of a small team providing screening and assessment services to eligible women in the New Zealand National Breast Screening Programme BreastScreen Aotearoa.

Hours of work available are 40 hours a week, between 7.30 am 6.30 pm. Flexibility to work within these hours may be required.

The qualities we are looking for in the successful applicant are :

  • Well developed telephone and customer service skills
  • Administration and data entry experience
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • The ability to interact well with our client base
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality and service improvement
  • Flexibility, adaptability and able to work under pressure
  • A calm and organised approach to work in a multidisciplinary environment
  • MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks.

    These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

    To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

    General Information

    MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.

    Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000.

    In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.

    Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures.

    Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

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