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HR Administrator

Wellington Free Ambulance is the one and only emergency ambulance service for Greater Wellington and Wairarapa.  We provide high quality leading edge patient care in emergency medical and trauma situations, prehospital and treat-at-home care, and rescue and transport services. We respond to approximately 130 incidents every day, and we are the only free service in the country.  By joining Wellington Free Ambulance, you’re helping to deliver world class health care to your community. 

Wellington Free Ambulance is currently looking for a motivated and committed individual to join their People and Capability Team based in Thorndon.

The HR Administrator is responsible for providing high quality, effective and efficient administrative support to enable the Human Resource team to fulfil their responsibilities to the organisation thus ensuring that an excellent standard of service is provided to stakeholders.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Recruitment advertising and candidate management
  • Preparation of employment documentation
  • Providing simple HR advice to staff and managers
  • General administration

There may also be opportunities to be involved with Health and Safety management and other HR and culture initiatives in this dynamic environment.

To be considered for this role it is essential that you:

  • Have experience in administration and coordination
  • Are highly proficient in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Have well-developed organisational, time management and prioritisation skills
  • Can demonstrate outstanding attention to detail
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Are able to use your initiative and solve problems
  • Have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain processes and procedures

Experience in a similar HR or Recruitment administration position would be desirable, but support can be provided to a capable individual with an interest in Human Resources. 

This is a permanent part-time position for 20 hours a week, 4 hours a day Monday to Friday, with a salary circa $25,000 per annum.

If you are looking for a rewarding role in which you can make a difference to a critical emergency service and deliver value to the business, please fill out the application form available on our website and send along with your covering letter and CV to work@wfa.org.nz  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Applications close: 12 noon Friday 15 September 2017.

 


Learning and Development Manager

Wellington Free Ambulance is the one and only emergency ambulance service for Greater Wellington and Wairarapa.  We provide high quality leading edge patient care in emergency medical and trauma situations, prehospital and treat-at-home care, and rescue and transport services. We respond to approximately 130 incidents every day, and we are the only free service in the country.  By joining Wellington Free Ambulance, you’re helping to deliver world class health care to your community. 

Wellington Free Ambulance is looking to appoint a Learning and Development Manager in the People and Capability team.  The Learning and Development team is strategically important in our organisation, building capability towards world class, uniquely free paramedic care for the people of greater Wellington and Wairarapa.

We are looking for someone with extensive experience across many aspects of managing Learning and Development including eLearning and the design and development of training using a variety of delivery mechanisms.  This amazing person would have the skills and experience to develop the team, be able to identify and use new technology to continue delivering training at a great quality level whilst building the capability to take it to the next level.

  • Do you have experience working within the Education Sector?
  • Are you able to influence and lead people?
  • Are you excited about developing new and varied ways of delivering training?
  • Are you motivated to contribute towards excellence in clinical education?
  • Are you great at building relationship skills across the organisation and externally?

 

This role is based at Wellington Free headquarters, Thorndon, Wellington

To be considered you must have:

  • A relevant undergraduate degree, adult learning qualification and project management experience;
  • Extensive experience in eLearning design, development and using multiple delivery modes across different types of businesses, including the education and private sectors;
  • Extensive experience in designing leadership development frameworks for new leaders through to a senior management team;
  • Proven team leadership, management skills and  excellent communication skills;
  • Computer capability with Microsoft office and e-learning; and  
  • Have a proven ability to positively engage with change.

To apply for the position, please fill out the application form available on our website and send with your covering letter and CV to work@wfa.org.nz  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

If you would like to discuss further, in confidence, please call Chris Wright, Executive Manager, People and Capability, 027 2986772

Applications close: 18 September 2017


Clinical Educator

Wellington Free Ambulance is the one and only emergency ambulance service for Greater Wellington and Wairarapa.  We provide high quality leading edge patient care in emergency medical and trauma situations, prehospital and treat-at-home care, and rescue and transport services. We respond to approximately 130 incidents every day, and we are the only free service in the country.  By joining Wellington Free Ambulance, you’re helping to deliver world class health care to your community. 

An opportunity has become available for a Clinical Educator for Wellington Free Ambulance in the Learning & Development team, based at WFA Headquarters in Thorndon.

If you are keen to be part of building Wellington Free Ambulance into a world class ambulance service, through the delivery of leading edge quality education and would like to contribute to the design and implementation of a new way of delivering professional development to paramedics – then this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for. 

As part of a dedicated team, you will have full support for your own professional development, including maintaining your own clinical practice.

To be considered you must:

  • Have a current Authority to Practice at a minimum of Paramedic level
  • Have experience as a qualified preceptor or mentor
  • Have previous experience in education or training delivery
  • Be able to communicate at all levels and with a variety of audiences
  • Be keen for further professional development

This position is permanent and full-time.  For a confidential conversation about the role please contact Kate Worthington, Team Leader Clinical Education on 021 323720.

If you are looking for a rewarding role in which you can make a difference to a critical emergency service and deliver value to the business, please fill out the application form available on our website and send along with your covering letter and CV to work@wfa.org.nz  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Applications close: 18 September 2017


Emergency Management & Contracted Services Manager

Wellington Free Ambulance is the emergency ambulance service for Greater Wellington and Wairarapa.  We provide high quality leading edge patient care in emergency medical and trauma situations, prehospital and treat-at-home care, and rescue and transport services. We respond to approximately 130 incidents every day, and we are the only free ambulance service in the country.  By joining Wellington Free Ambulance, you’re helping to deliver world class health care to our community. 

An opportunity has become available for an Emergency Management & Contracted Services Manager within the Operations team with Wellington Free Ambulance based at WFA Headquarters in Thorndon.

As part of the Operations Leadership Group, the Emergency Planning & Contracted Services Manager will need to work with the Operations, Information Technology, Clinical and Property management teams to ensure that effective disaster recovery and business continuity plans are in place for all key areas of the organisation.

This role also provides senior management oversight for our volunteer programme and non-emergency contracted services and our Heartbeat programme.

We are looking for applicants who will have previous experience as an emergency planner in a complex multi-disciplinary setting; have a prior knowledge of the operational needs of emergency management and experience of planning for major emergencies for a public service.

Applicants will also need experience in managing staff, preferably in an ambulance or service related environment.

In addition to being the senior management lead for events, volunteers and contracted services; the right person for this role will participate in committee meetings, be an effective networker in the Emergency Management community and be able to sustain positive external relationships.  Previous experience in managing a profit making service will be an advantage in our consideration of your suitability for the role.

To be considered for this role, it is desirable that you have:

  • Degree in Emergency Management and or/equivalent
  • Tertiary qualification in Business Management
  • Ambulance related qualification
  • Previous emergency or health experience
  • Previous line management experience

This position is fulltime 40 hours per week, based at our Thorndon Headquarters.

To apply for the position, please fill out the application form available on our website and send along with your covering letter and CV to work@wfa.org.nz  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this role further in confidence, please call Andrew Bos, Executive Manager Operations on (04) 498 0981.

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 28 September 2017