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Anaesthetic Technician

Anaesthetic Technician

Dunedin Hospital or Southland Hospital  

Salary Band – $59,000 - $83,000 p.a. pro-rata + Kiwisaver


  • Lifestyle opportunities abound
  • State of the art facilities
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Permanent positions available – in both Dunedin and Southland hospitals
  • Competitive salary + paid overtime + Carpark (Southland only)


Feel like you’re in limbo? Maybe a bit stuck? If so, it’s time to get moving, set your sights lower, way down south to one of New Zealand’s most picturesque regions, where the pace of life is a little slower, work life balance is real and you can still have your own little patch of paradise.  It’s time to come south.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

We are looking to recruit experienced Anaesthetic Technicians to both our Dunedin and Invercargill hospitals.  Both hospitals service large geographical areas with diverse populations and great exposure to a large amount of trauma cases.  No two days will be the same.  You will find plenty of opportunity to grow your skills and progress your career in a supportive environment.


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Mōu ake | About you

We’re looking for passionate, conscientious technicians who are excited by a challenge and always keen to lend a hand.  You must also already be registered with the Medical Sciences Council or be eligible to do so and hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate.


Please indicate which hospital you are applying for, or would prefer, in your cover letter with your application.


 Painga | Benefits

  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
  • Career growth & development opportunities
  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Access to a range of retail and entertainment discounts
  • Free onsite car parking (Southland only)


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 belongs to the APEX & DHB’s Multi Employer Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($59,035 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 7 ($83,030 p.a. pro-rata)


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  12 April 2023. 

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


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)
  • COVID-19 vaccination - 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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