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Secretarial Support (Casual Pool) Clinical Support

Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson/Blenheim) | Posted 20-12-2020

Nelson (Administrative)

  • Closes 07 Jan 2021
  • Posted 18 Dec 2020

Nelson Hospital

  • Are you looking for a new challenge?
  • Casual position offering plenty of variety and scope for progression

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

As a member of the casual pool you will have the important task of providing secretarial support to our consultants, physicians and clinical team, including typing of medical correspondence.

The exact hours of work for staff in our casual pool vary based on the position being covered and the service need at the time. Generally our normal hours of work are up to 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between 8.00AM- 6.00PM. Based on our service needs, you may be offered opportunities to fulfill fixed-term roles within the Clinical Support Services team.

Being part of this casual pool will provide you with:

  • Insight into working in the health sector
  • Experience across a range of departments within Nelson Marlborough Health (MMH)
  • A comprehensive training programme.

The commencing salary for Secretarial Support is $47,580 (pro rata per annum. I.E. based on a 40 hour week). Our preferred candidates will be required to undertake a computer skills assessment.

Find our more about working as a secretary at Nelson Marlborough Health at

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

To meet the requirements of this role you'll need to have a sound knowledge of MS Office suite and be a competent typist. Experience in dictaphone typing would be an advantage, but is not essential.

You'll be the type of person who thrives in a busy environment, remains calm under pressure and enjoys being a supportive team member.

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)

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

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Applications close: Thursday 7th January 2021

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

Reference N20-551
Location(s) Nelson
Work type(s) Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson/Blenheim)