Southern Health
Invercargill, Southland
4d ago

Administrator Child, Adolescent and Family Service

  • Permanent part-time (32 hours per week)
  • Southland Hospital, Invercargill
  • About the Role / About You

    As a pivotal member of our team you’ll deliver effective, confidential and professional support to our staff, providing robust secretarial, clerical, and reception services.

  • Your responsibilities will be varied and cover reception and office administration duties including but not limited to; Dictaphone typing, transcriptions, booking appointments and co-ordinating psychiatrist’s clinics, managing and booking diary appointments and meetings, telephone enquiries, emails, liaising with consumers and whanau, data entry and maintenance;
  • keeping records and files up to date, assisting clinicians where necessary, coordinating office operations, etc.

    Experience in a busy office and a high level of computer competency including Outlook Express and Word, organisational & communication skills, ability to manage multiple deadlines and initiative is, therefore, necessary.

    It is expected that applicants will have a minimum of two years administration experience when applying for this role.

    To be successful in this role you will need to have a pro-active attitude to your work, have great attention to detail, be well organised and have excellent time management skills.

    A friendly manner alongside outstanding customer service is a key requirement of this role.

    If you are interested in joining an administration team that are a dedicated group, working well together and supporting each other in a professional manner with attributes such as humour, common sense and a genuine commitment to teamwork then we look forward to reading your application, outlining why you think you’d be a good fit in this environment!

    The competetive salary for this position is in accordance with the DHBs / PSA South Island Administrative Employees Collective Agreement (taking into account the PSA Clerical and Administrative Staff Pay Equity Interim Adjustment, made by Southern DHB on 16 April 2021) and is dependent on skills and experience.

    The Location

    From excellent shopping to lively cafes and friendly locals, Invercargill has all the benefits of city life with few of the drawbacks.

    New Zealand’s southernmost city is favourably placed on the Southern Scenic Route and is the gateway to some of the most beautiful scenery and destinations including the Southland heartland, Stewart Island, Fiordland and the Catlins.

    Whether it is 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.

    About Us

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    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.

    Our progressive and dynamic Mental Health Service strives to achieve excellence in every facet of its service delivery and we have an opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join Child, Adolescent and Family Services.

    See position description.

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