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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.

Chief Executive

As Chief Executive you will be the guardian of Wellington Free's values, and the services it delivers. Responsible to the Board, you will provide comprehensive leadership ensuring effective strategies, funding and resources are at hand to support the community and its patients.
 
You will be an experienced leader and manager, with the tools to ensure Wellington Free remains resilient and adaptable in the face of a changing health sector. Fundraising is critical to Wellington Free; as such you will be an able and effective communicator with benefactors large and small. Overall, you will have exceptional stakeholder and relationship management skills, and a commitment to ensuring Wellington Free's future success as it celebrates its 90th anniversary.

For more infromation and to download the job decription please visit Jackson Stone. All applications should be made through Jackson Stone. 

Applications close: 22 February 2017


Graduate Intern Paramedic

Wellington Free Ambulance is a not-for-profit organisation and the sole emergency ambulance provider for the people of Greater Wellington. 

We are currently seeking applicants for our one year Graduate Intern programme.

This highly competitive Graduate programme provides a great opportunity for graduates of a Bachelor of Health Science in Paramedicine to gain on-the-job experience. This program will provide a structured on-the-job supported learning environment to enable you to develop independent practice.

We are seeking applicants who have:​

  • Completed a Bachelor of Health Science – Paramedic or
  • Must have successfully completed final exams before 
    Internship commencement date on 15 May 2017 (Proof of passing is required)
  • A full, clean New Zealand driver's license
  • No criminal convictions, previous or pending
  • A high standard of physical fitness required for the role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work a rostered and rotating shift cycle

Shortlisted applicants must be available to attend an assessment centre on week of the 21 March 2017.​

If you want to be part of an organization that values passion, caring, openness, integrity and learning please email your covering letter, CV and completed application form to work@wfa.org.nz or post to Ditty Gandhi, HR Business Partner, Wellington Free Ambulance, PO Box 601, Wellington.

Applications close: 5pm Sunday 5 March 2017


Patient Transfer Manager

Wellington Free Ambulance is a not-for-profit organisation and the sole emergency ambulance provider for the people of Greater Wellington. 

The Patient Transfer Service is an integral part of the Wellington Free Ambulance Service. We provide emergency and non-emergency patient transfer services to District health boards, private hospitals and community organisations.

We are seeking a full time, energetic proactive leader who will inspire, lead and manage the business unit. The role is challenging and will require you to have, attention to detail, be a decisive communicator, an understanding of transport systems and networks.   

By joining us you'd be making a big difference for the people of the greater Wellington region.  In addition to this you will have the opportunity to use your improvement skills to contribute to the development of the business.

 We are seeking someone who can commit to our high standards, our values and genuinely want to maintain and develop our customers experience.

 As a minimum you will have:

  • A comprehensive first Aid Certificate (Unit Standards 6400, 6401 and 6402) or above
  • A full, clean New Zealand driver's license held for a minimum of 3 years
  • Defensive Driving certificate obtained within the last 3 years
  • No criminal convictions, previous or pending
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoy relating to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • The physical fitness required for the role (operate the duties a Patient transfer officer if required)

If you want to be part of an organization that values passion, caring, openness, integrity and learning we want to hear from you.  Please send a CV and cover letter to work@wfa.org.nz

For further information please contact Service Delivery Manager andrew.keenan@wfa.org.nz

Applications close: 5pm Monday 6 March 2017


Roster Administrator

Wellington Free Ambulance is a not-for-profit organisation and the sole emergency ambulance provider for the people of Greater Wellington. 

We are looking for a Roster Administrator, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday to provide rostering coverage for all Service Delivery areas as well as coordinating internal/external training requirements and guests.

The Roster Administrator will need to build strong internal and external working relationships with the Service Delivery, People & Capability's and Learning & Development teams to ensure the effective resource management on a 24/7 basis.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proficient MS Suite skills
  • Experience with rostering and/or logistics, shift work and collective employment agreements
  • Excellent Time Management
  • Action Orientated -  The ability to multi-task and react to changing priorities of work
  • Customer  and Task focused with an eye for detail
     

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 apply by sending your cover letter and CV to Ditty Gandhi, HR Business Partner at work@wfa.org.nz

For any queries in relation to the role please contact Shelley Madden, Logistics Manager at shelley.madden@wfa.org.nz​

Applications close: 5pm Tuesday 7 March 2017