Personal Assistant / Administrator

Public Health Service

Fixed-term position for 12 months working 40 hours a fortnight (0.5FTE)

  • Apply your administration skills to supporting our public health team
  • Busy role managing a demanding workload
  • Based at the Richmond health hub

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

We are looking for an efficient personal assistant with outstanding communication and organisational skills to join our public health team. You will provide secretarial and administrative support to members of our Public Health management team. This will include the diary management, coordination, typing of documents and general office administration.

Hours and days of work will be discussed with the successful applicant. 

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

You’ll be bright, outgoing, possess excellent interpersonal skills and will provide a consistently high level of customer service. You will be a competent typist and possess a sound knowledge of the MS Office Suite. You’ll respect the importance of maintaining confidentiality and will have demonstrated the ability to manage a busy workload. Please note that our preferred applicant may be required to undertake a computer-based skills assessment.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for 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 provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes. You will enjoy the satisfaction of fulfilling an important role within the hospital, assisting with managing patients from initial specialist appointment, through the hospital service and back into the community.

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

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Click on apply now and complete our online application form.

If you have any general queries please contact our recruitment team on or for role specific questions please contact Sonya Briggs, Operation Manager


Applications close: Wednesday 6th July

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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Fixed Term/Part Time

Job no: N22-434

Location: Richmond - Health Hub

Closing Date: Wednesday, 6 July 2022