Administration Officer - South Community Mental Health
Southern Health
3d ago

Administration Officer South Community Mental Health

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

  • Permanent, full-time opportunity (40 Hours per week)
  • Be part of a team who really make a difference
  • About the Team

    South Community Mental Health Team provide care, support and treatment for people experiencing moderate to severe mental illness.

    About the Role / About You

    A vacancy has arisen within our South Community Mental Health Team for someone with great customer service skills, to be first point of contact for our service which provides outpatient clinics and outreach services to people living in the wider Dunedin area.

    The role has two components; primarily you’ll undertake the receptionist function, so having an outgoing and friendly manner and being comfortable interacting with patients both in person and on the phone, is essential.

    Additionally you’ll support the administrative function of the team by providing clerical support as required, and be willing to be trained in a number of tasks that will allow you to cover other staff as required.

    To be effective in this role you’ll need at least 2 years clerical administration experience; excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) and be well presented.

    You’ll have a good grounding in office systems and procedures and excellent computer skills with sound knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

    You will also be able to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professions and have excellent time management.

    Given the nature of the work undertaken in this role and in this environment, it is also an absolute requirement that you understand and can demonstrate clear boundaries with regards to all aspects of privacy.

    We look forward to receiving your application.

    The salary for this position is from $48,220 to $51,240 per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.

    About Southern DHB

    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.

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

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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