Personal Assistant
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch, NZ
1d ago

What we do

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board working for theCommunity. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a trulycollaborative, whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health systemworks together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing forthe system and our community as a whole.

Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL)is a busy diagnostic facility providing services to inpatients and outpatientsat Canterbury DHB Hospitals within Christchurch.

The Role : Where you fit in

Youwill be an enthusiastic, have a professional approach in all that you do andenjoy working in a varying environment. You will be supporting ClinicalDirectors, a Service Manager, Microbiology and Core Laboratory Staff and have Laboratorywide portfolio’s together with being part of the CHL Administrative Teamproviding Laboratory wide support.

Your key duties will be :

  • Ensuring communications are efficient and supporting the application of all CDHB policies, processes and tools
  • Proactive issue and relationship management to enable managers’ priorities and business objectives to be successfully achieved
  • Provision of confidential administrative support
  • Acting in a liaison role with staff of CDHB and directing them to the appropriate contact person
  • Diary management, travel arrangements, screening of calls and visitors, meeting minutes
  • Arranging functions and workshops
  • Supporting with presentations, management meetings and training workshops
  • To be successful in this role, you will have thebelow competencies :

  • High level of confidentiality
  • Previous personal assistant experience (essential)
  • Experience in minute taking (essential)
  • Advanced user in Microsoft Office Suite programmes (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build and really nurture relationships
  • Exceptional ability to multi-task and work within deadlines
  • OurPurpose : Why we do it

    Whenyou work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of somethingvery special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region.

    Our primary goal is to putpeople at the heart of everything we do.

    OurCulture : What matters to us

    KoTe Whatu Manawa Tangata

    Puttingpeople at the heart of all we do

    Healthis ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we carefor and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, andgoing about our work with integrity.

    BelongingHere : Becoming part of our story

    Beingpart of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantasticbenefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoingfocus on your career development.

    TheCanterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure wedeliver the best care for our diverse population.

    The Canterbury DHB is aninclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

    Ifthis role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then pleasevisit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit yourexpertise.

    Therole that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a personwho has been vaccinated against Covid-19.

    It is therefore a condition ofthis application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a personworking in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with alarge number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.

    Without avaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. Therequirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour toprotect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result ofyou contracting it in the course of your employment.

    Ifyou are interested in this role, please apply directly on our career site .Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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