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Administration Officer - Violence Intervention Programme (VIP)

Administration Officer – Violence Intervention Programme (VIP)

Southland Hospital, Invercargill 


  • Permanent, part-time (0.6FTE, 24 hours per week) position.
  • Provide administrative support for the team across the district.
  • Join a dedicated, supportive and friendly team.


Are you looking for an interesting role in healthcare whilst maintaining a great work/life balance? Our fabulous VIP team is looking for a motivated and experienced Administration Officer to join our friendly team.


Mō te tūranga | About the role


The VIP team implement the Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) - a Ministry of Health programme - reducing harm from family violence by implementing an early intervention programme; identifying family violence and child protection in the health settings. The team are based in both the Dunedin and Invercargill sites but provide support and training for health professionals across the Otago and Southland region, including our trust hospitals.


As the Administration Officer you will effectively contribute to the smooth running of the team by providing timely and high quality local and district wide administrative support. The role requires excellent word processing and data entry skills along with a strong eye for detail.


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Mōu ake | About you


Ideally you will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • A positive can do attitude.
  • Ability to work well in a team and foster good interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to successfully juggle multiple priorities.
  • Respectful nature handling confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner.


This permanent, part-time (0.6FTE) position is based at Southland Hospital but provides administrative support for the team across the district. The days of work will be Monday to Friday, hours will be negotiated with the successful application.


If you think you bring the skills we are looking for and have what it takes to thrive and develop in this busy environment, we would love to hear from you!



Painga | Benefits


  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. 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.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role is covered by the terms and conditions of the PSA South Island Clerical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and the salary will be in accordance with the National Health Administration Workers Pay Scale, Band 4 between $64,903 and $67,787 p.a pro rata dependant on relevant experience.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  1st February 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


For further information please contact Hannah Friedrich, Recruitment Advisor at All conversations will be confidential in nature.


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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