Faster Cancer Treatment Coordinator (Wairau Hospital)

Waiaru Hospital, Blenheim

  • Are you highly organised and systems oriented?
  • Are you fluent with medical terminology and the MS Office suite?
  • Permanent 0.5FTE position with flexible working hours

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

We are looking for a highly competent administrator to support the Faster Cancer Treatment (FCT) initiative at Wairau Hospital on a permanent part-time basis, working 40 hours a fortnight. 

The role is responsible for supporting and coordinating the implementation of systems and processes to ensure that Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) consistently promotes best practice and care for managing cancer services, as part of the national initiative. The role facilitates increased clinical activity by enabling the best use of clinicians’ time spent caring for patients.

Attendance at the cancer multidisciplinary meetings (MDMs) is required every Monday, commencing 8.00AM, however, other hours can be flexible as negotiated with the preferred applicant.

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

You must be a highly organised, forward thinker, with excellent communication skills. You will also be systems orientated with a high degree of computer literacy and administration experience at a senior level.  Your skills and background will include:

  • Proficiency with excel at an advanced level
  • Ability to interpret and report on data
  • Experience with videoconferencing
  • Database management experience
  • Fluency with medical terminology
  • Experience with agenda management and minute taking in professional meetings. 

For the health and safety of both staff and patients, and in line with the Health Order, all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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. 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 provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes. At Nelson Marlborough Health we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and is passionate about caring for our community. 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. 

For role specific information please contact Rosey Wilson, Service Manager – Medicine at

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position. 


Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as 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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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: W21-156

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Open until filled