Dunstan Hospital is looking for an Administration Ward Assistant to work in our busy Vincent Ward.  Please note that the role is predominately administrative but does involve some patient interaction. 


This is a 6 month fixed term position. The days and hours of work are listed below (28-36 hours per fortnight plus leave cover).  This roster is on a two weekly cycle and covers 24/7 all year including statutory holidays.  The applicant will be expected to fill in to cover leave requests on a regular basis covering all shifts, day, evening and night.   Penal rates apply for working weekends and public holidays.


Hours and days of work are:


Week One:

  • Wednesday Night: 11 pm – 7.30 am

  • Saturday Evening: 3.45 pm – 11 pm (shared 1 in 4 weeks)


Week Two:

  • Monday Night: 11 pm – 7.30 am

  • Saturday Evening: 3.45 pm – 11 pm

  • Sunday Evening: 3.45 pm – 11 pm


We are looking for someone with:

  • The ability to work cooperatively with others

  • A positive and cheerful attitude

  • The ability to learn and master various computer software programmes 

  • The ability to adapt to change and work unsupervised in a very busy environment

  • Excellent presentation (uniform supplied)

  • Personable telephone manner

  • Flexibility with their days and hours to cover leave

  • You are Covid-19 vaccinated (essential)


This position will remain open until we find a suitable candidate.


Click here for a Job Description.  Click here for an Application Form.


Please apply with an application form, covering letter and CV (including 2 referees) to:


HR Administrator


Dunstan Hospital

PO Box 30,

Clyde, Central Otago, 9341