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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.


Facilities Co-ordinator

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. 

We are looking for an individual with facilities management experience to join the Operations team based at Thorndon, Wellington.

The Facilities Co-ordinator is responsible for the day-to-day running of all Wellington Free Ambulance stations in the Greater Wellington and Wairarapa regions.

This role is broad in scope and the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to multi task and have good prioritisation skills.

The Facilities Co-ordinator has the responsibilities in the following areas:

  • Reactive repairs and proactive maintenance
  • Client service requests
  • Contractor management including Health & Safety management for all WFA sites
  • BWOF and building compliance
  • Cleaning and Ground maintenance services
  • Asset management
  • Security (access control, CCTV etc.)
  • Relocations
  • Provide information for property and facilities strategy
  • Facilities contract management
  • Energy management
  • Waste management (including hazardous waste and sharps)
  • Budgeting and invoice processing
  • Lease management
  • Project experience (minor works and SME)
  • Food services (milk, water, coffee machine, vending)

To be considered for this position you will have the following:

Essential

  • 5+ years’ experience in the facilities/property management sector
  • Thorough knowledge of building services and preventative maintenance approaches
  • Understanding of building compliance requirements, legislation and statutory obligations
  • Good working knowledge of health & safety legislation and industry best practice.
  • Proven experience managing contractors and suppliers
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office including Outlook
  • A “Can Do” attitude

 

Desirable

  • Previous experience in the emergency services or healthcare sectors
  • Previous experience with long term maintenance plans
  • Hands on experience and ability to complete small DIY jobs in house
  • Contract management experience
  • Project management experience

If you want to be part of an organisation that values passion, caring, openness, integrity and learning, 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: Tuesday 25 July 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 and Development team, based at Wellington Free 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 full-time, 40 hours per week, until the end of June 2018. 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: Sunday 13 August 2017