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Equipment Store Officer

Equipment Store Officer

Southland Hospital


  • Permanent part-time position 38 hours per week


Our Allied Health Unit based at Southland Hospital has a rare opportunity for a motivated individual to join their Short Term Loan Equipment Services Team. 


Mō te tūranga | About the role

Working closely with other departments throughout the hospital, duties for this role will include:


  • Issuing short term loan equipment (i.e. wheelchairs, mobility equipment, bathroom equipment etc.) primarily for use in the community 
  • Undertaking or arranging for the delivery and installation of specific equipment and collection as required
  • Ensuring short term loan equipment is cleaned and maintained to an acceptable standard
  • Maintaining equipment inventories and systems for replacement
  • Contributing as a valued member of the Allied Health team


 Mōu ake | About you

 To be successful in this role you will be a team player with the ability to manage their workload and prioritise effectively.  You will have exceptional organisational skills, with an eye for detail that will see you maintain data and records accurately and efficiently.  Previous experience within a hospital environment, or the assembly and maintenance of small equipment will be highly desirable.


It is essential that applicants hold a full, clean NZ Drivers license, and have proven computer literacy.


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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 Allied, Public Health, Scientific & Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between step 1 ($51,820 p.a) and Step 4 ($60,510 p.a) pro rata.


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  Sunday 16th October 2022

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:

For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor, all conversations will be confidential in nature

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

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