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Current vacancies

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

Wellington Free Ambulance Application Form

Volunteer Event Medic

Our Event Medics are at the heart of our community work.  They cover a variety of sporting events, community fairs, live concerts and more every single week.

They train community groups in CPR, and also back our front line crews in emergencies

To be consider for this role you must have a:

  • Minimum of a Comprehensive First Aid Certificate (Unit Standards 6400, 6401 and 6402) or equivalent
  • Full driver’s License for minimum of 3 years
  • Defensive Driving Certificate received within the last 3 years
  • No criminal convictions, previous or pending
  • Be physically fit for lifting and capable of meeting the demands of the role
  • Have excellent communications skills and be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Be available for training (including evenings and weekends)

It’s a lot to ask, but caring for our community is an important job.

If you meet the criteria, and want to become an Volunteer Event Medic, email: with the following:

  • A completed application form available on our website:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Copy of NZ Driver’s License

Make ensure you send everything or else or we will be unable to complete your application

We have an extended training process; it may be 12 weeks from the application closing date before you do your first shift. But we will talk you through the whole process after the closing date.  The training involved in becoming an Event Medic for Wellington Free Ambulance will involve one full weekend per month for five months. These dates will be disclosed at the group interview on 11 December 2018.

If you want to make a difference in your community, we’d love to have you on the team.

Applications close 6 December 2018.

Communications and Engagement Advisor

We are looking for a Communications and Engagement Advisor to join our Fundraising and Communications team.

You will thrive here if you love to write, engage with people in the community, and get a buzz from working across a range of media channels including online and print.  The role has lots of variety and room for creativity.  You will make a major contribution towards educating people about our service and the different ways we help.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has communications experience;
  • Has a creative eye and can get to the heart of a story;
  • Is skilled at writing, editing and managing content to share across different channels
  • Enjoys working in the community – you will team up with other business units to reach a range of groups with information about our service
  • Is a great people coordinator.

For more information about the role, view the job description.  If you would like to talk it through please feel free to give us call.

If you are looking to join a great organisation, and a team that loves connecting with the people who support it, please fill out the application form on our website and send along with your cover letter and CV to, or post to Claire Henderson at Wellington Free Ambulance, P.O. Box 601, Wellington 6140.

Closing Date: Wednesday 21 November 2018

Clinical Data Analyst

The Quality Improvement and Innovation team are currently looking for a motivated and committed individual to join their team as a Clinical Data Analyst. The primary responsibility of the Clinical Data Analyst is to engage with the internal Quality Improvement and Innovation team, data team and other stakeholders in analysing clinical data and information. This includes analysing patient outcomes, clinical performance, and patient experience, in order to guide the delivery of work plans, collaboration on quality improvement needs and support report creation and development.

The successful applicant for this role will be comfortable working with a wide range of people internal and external to the business in order to achieve shared goals. They will be able to tailor their approach and presentation of their material to the needs of their audience, as gaining understanding of findings and buy-in to recommendations will be important for improving patient experience and clinical outcomes.  Given the nature of the business it is critical for the successful applicant to have high attention to detail and good time management.

This is a full time permanent role and currently reports to the Executive Director Quality Improvement and Innovation

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

  • 3+ years’ experience as a data analyst
  • Have proven knowledge of data quality issues
  • Experience interpreting data and identifying its limitations
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of data handling and basic analysis principles
  • Strong computer skills and excellent knowledge of Windows Office suite, particularly Excel.
  • Strong T-SQL writing abilities to create datasets, stored procedures, views, functions.
  • Experience with MS SQL Reporting Services (SSRS) native install and folder security model.
  • Have good written presentation and oral skills.
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • High level of accuracy and a good eye for detail.
  • Have the ability to work without close supervision


It is also desirable to have/be:

  • Have previous experience in a clinical setting
  • Proven experience planning, prioritising
  • Display knowledge of search engine principles.
  • Experience with Power BI desktop
  • Experience with Qlik Sense
  • A good individual and team worker, with the ability to develop productive working relationships with colleagues, staff in other work areas, external partners and stakeholders

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 Danielle Guise at

Graduate Intern Ambulance Officer

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

This highly competitive Graduate programme provides a great opportunity for graduates of the 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:

  • A New Zealand Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) degree or overseas equivalent (must have successfully completed and passed final exams before December 2018).
  • A full, clean New Zealand driver’s licence;
  • No criminal convictions, previous or pending;
  • A high standard of physical fitness, as this is essential for the role;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • The ability to work a rostered and rotating shift cycle including night shifts.

Shortlisted applicants must be available to attend an assessment that will be held in Wellington between 12‑14 December 2018. International applicants will be expected to take part in a phone interview prior to this date.

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 and the people we serve, please fill out the application form available on our website and send along with your covering letter and CV to  Attn: Recruitment Team, PO Box 601, Thorndon.

Applications close: 14 November 2018