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Wairarapa Team 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 is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our organisation as Wairarapa Manager (WM) in our Emergency Ambulance Operations team. This role will be Wairarapa based. 

The Wairarapa Manager will be accountable for the clinical and operational effectiveness of all shifts in the Wairarapa.  This role will provide direct line management to all EAS and PTS road staff based in the Wairarapa (28 staff) and will also manage all operational stakeholder relationships in the Wairarapa as well as liaise with First Responders and Volunteers.  The WM will work predominantly Monday – Friday with a requirement for some flexi time based around meetings and other workload.

The WM will be required to provide incident management for the Wairarapa district.

The WM will spend one day per week in Wellington attending operational related meetings and linking in with the duty Shift Manager and other HQ based managers.                      

We are seeking applicants who have:

  • Experience of Ambulance Service Operations;
  • An understanding of the New Zealand health sector;
  • A Paramedic qualification or equivalent (desirable);
  • A management qualification or willingness to work towards a management qualification;
  • People management experience (desirable);
  • A Level 4 Co-ordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) qualification or willingness to work towards it or equivalent (desirable); and
  • A full clean driver’s licence.

The salary for this role is circa $85,000 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 email along with your covering letter and CV to work@wfa.org.nz  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Applications close: Sunday 4 June 2017


Operations Relationship 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 is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our organisation as a Relationship & Development Manager in our Operations team. 

This position's primary role will be to maintain operational relationships in the Hutt, Wellington and Kapiti Coast area.  The role will report to the Executive Manager Operations and will be required to develop a formal relationship management plan for key health and emergency service agencies.

The Operations Relationship Manager (ORDM) will also assist with managing operational projects and initiatives in conjunction with the Emergency Ambulance Operations Manager and Executive Manager – Operations, in particular, projects that impact on key stakeholders.

The role will work predominantly Monday to Friday, however some flexi time will be required depending on particular work streams the incumbent may be involved with.                              

We are seeking applicants who have:

  • Experience of Ambulance Service Operations;
  • An understanding of the New Zealand health sector;
  • Experience in relationship management with stakeholders/agencies;
  • Project management qualification or experience (desirable);
  • An Paramedic qualification or equivalent (desirable);
  • A management qualification or willingness to work towards a management qualification;
  • A full clean driver’s licence.

The salary for this role is circa $90,000 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 email along with your covering letter and CV to work@wfa.org.nz  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Applications close: Sunday 4 June 2017


Specialist Teams Manager

Wellington Free Ambulance (WFA) 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 is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our organisation as a Specialist Teams Manager (STM) in our Emergency Ambulance Operations team.

This role will be accountable for the clinical and operational effectiveness of the Flight Paramedic, Urgent Community Care, and Clinical Paramedic Advisor teams (21 staff).  In addition the STM will also manage the Rescue Squad; however line management for rescue staff will remain through their substantive line management structure.  The STM will have a clear focus on developing all teams into the future and ensuring adequate support and productivity measures are in place.

The STM will work predominantly Monday to Friday, however some flexi-time will be required to ensure they are able to meet with their teams on an individual basis and oversee relevant operational activity.                                  

We are seeking applicants who have:

  • Experience of Ambulance Service Operations;
  • An understanding of the New Zealand health sector;
  • An Paramedic qualification or equivalent (desirable);
  • A management qualification or willingness to work towards a management qualification;
  • People management experience (desirable);
  • A Level 4 Co-ordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) qualification or willingness to work towards it or equivalent (desirable); and
  • A full clean driver’s licence.

The salary for this role is circa $85,000 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 email along with your covering letter and CV to work@wfa.org.nz  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Applications close: Sunday 4 June 2017


Shift Manager

Wellington Free Ambulance (WFA) 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. 

WFA is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated paramedic to join our organisation as Shift Manager (SM) in our Emergency Ambulance Operations team.

Our Shift Managers are accountable for the clinical and operational effectiveness of their shift.  This role will be focused on staff support and resource management, ensuring adequate support and productivity measures are in place. The SM will be required to provide incident management and station oversight on the Coast, Wellington and Hutt Districts. Each SM will have 25-26 staff reporting through to them.  At night the duty Shift Manager will also provide operational oversight to the Wairarapa.

We are seeking applicants who have:

  • Experience of Ambulance Service Operations;
  • A Paramedic level qualification or equivalent;
  • A management qualification or willingness to work towards a management qualification;
  • People management experience (desirable);
  • A Level 4 Co-ordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) qualification or willingness to work towards it or equivalent (desirable); and
  • A full clean driver’s licence.

The salary for this role is circa $85,000 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 email along with your covering letter and CV to work@wfa.org.nz  Attn: Keira Peters, HR Business Partner, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Applications close: Sunday 11 June 2017