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Current vacancies

If you would like the chance to be part of an innovative organisation within your community apply for a role at Wellington Free today!

If you would like to apply for one of our current vacancies, please fill in this application form and include it with your CV and cover letter.

Risk and Assurance Manager

Wellington Free are looking for a Risk and Assurance Manager will provide third-line assurance for organisational risk, quality and assurance. Reporting to the Chief Executive, they will have the responsibility for leading the coordination of organisation-wide assurance activity, requiring them to be able to work at a high level of independence and effectiveness in terms of planning and managing the assurance effort, and presenting authoritatively to the CE and board.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • The ability to think and contribute strategically
  • The ability to develop and implement integrated risk driven audit plans
  • Experience in maintaining quality systems, in accordance with agreed Standards
  • Experience in successfully leading projects
  • The ability to think strategically across a broad range of people and capability disciplines in the context of an organisations situation and issues
  • A proven record of achieving results through influencing
  • A proven ability to deliver results

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  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Applications close: 5pm Friday 28 April 2017


Patient Transfer Officer

Wellington Free Ambulance are currently recruiting for Patient Transfer Officers. A patient transfer officer is responsible for the non-emergency transport, hospital transfers, outpatient appointments and specialised patient transports. Employment is offered on a permanent part time basis with shifts rostered Monday to Sunday between 6am to 11pm. The ideal candidates must be available to work weekends and weeknights as this is when the majority of allocated shifts are available in 2.5 and 3 hour blocks, with scope to fill further shifts though out the week.  

We are seeking applicants who:

  • Enjoy creating a great patient experience
  • Like working with people
  • A full, clean New Zealand driver's license, held for at least 3 years
  • Must have a current certificate in Defensive Driving
  • Must have a current comprehensive First Aid Certificate
  • Have no criminal convictions, previous or pending
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have the physical fitness required for the role

If you'd like to learn more about the Patient Transfer role please refer to Wellington Free Ambulance's website​ 

If you are looking to join a great organisation, please visit our website and fill in an application form and send this through with your cover letter and CV to Keira Peters, HR Business Partner at

Applications close: 5pm Friday 28 April 2017