Administration Support - Clinical Support Services

Nelson Hospital

Temporary position covering parental leave for up to 12 months, commencing May 2021

  • Bring your administrative skills to supporting health care
  • Friendly, supportive team environment 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This parental leave position, working 56 hours a fortnight (0.7FTE), is located in our Medical Admissions and Planning Unit which is integrated with the Day Stay Unit.

Days and hours of work are:

  • 9.30AM to 6.00PM: every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 
  • 8.00AM to 12.00 noon: every Sunday

You will be working within multi-disciplinary teams including a range of health professionals and other administration staff. Your duties will include, but are not limited to: ensuring patient documentation is maintained and up to date, admitting, transferring and discharging patients, filing, database entry, and other tasks required within the department to ensure smooth patient flow. You will also be expected to assist the other administrative staff by covering periods of leave and sickness.

The starting salary for Administration Support is $45,720 per annum (pro rata i.e. based on a 40 hour working week).

Please note as part of our recruitment process you will be required to undertake a computer skills assessment.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be the type of person who enjoys the challenge of multi-tasking and prioritising your workload.  You will be self-motivated and will have well-developed administration, interpersonal, and time management skills. It will also be important that you work in a methodical and accurate manner and pay close attention to detail.

Previous administration experience, a strong degree of computer literacy and the ability to work autonomously are essential.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)


Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.


Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We offer very real and meaningful work in a supportive and collegial team environment. Your day will be fast-paced and varied and you will be a critical part of a team delivering a great service to our community. At Nelson Marlborough Health we do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver. 

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.


Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.




Applications close: Thursday 22nd April (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Temporary/Part Time

Job no: N21-224

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday 22nd April (unless filled prior)