Administration Officer - Youth Specialty Service
Southern Health
4d ago

Administration Officer Youth Specialty Service (YSS)


  • Permanent, part-time (34 hours per week)
  • Dunedin CBD base
  • About the Team

    The Southern DHB Youth Specialty Service’s (YSS) is a specialised out-patient service providing comprehensive assessment and treatment for young persons (aged 14-19) in the Otago area.

    Attached is a service called Rapio which is a day programme providing assessment and treatment for youth requiring support to return to main stream schooling.

    About You

    You’ll be a team player with excellent communication skills with an interest in working with youths and their families.

    You’ll have a background in administration positions that demonstrate your ability to prioritise and juggle tasks, and be able to provide essential support for our departmental staff.

    Duties for this role include typing, collating data for reports, maintaining patient files and other duties as needed.

    In this role you’ll interact with both internal and external service users, therefore a courteous professional manner is essential when dealing with youth and sensitive and confidential information.

    Excellent computer skills are essential and some database experience using iPM would be preferred.

    The salary range for this position is $45,720 to $48,470 per annum pro rata and will be based on experience and skills.

    About the Southern DHB

    Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

    We are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 350,000 located South of the Waitaki River.

    Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City.

    This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health boards.

    The Location

    Now is a great time to relocate the Southern if you were considering the move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, a competitive cost of living and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it’s 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 you and your whanau.

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