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Current vacancies

Find your calling at Wellington Free Ambulance! Our team is made up of approximately 450 paid staff and volunteers. We have a wide range of volunteer and career opportunities available throughout the region, come join us!

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Looking for a change and want to make a difference in your community? Check out our current vacancies and come and join the team.

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

Wellington Free Ambulance Application Form

Clinical Hub Manager

Taking healthcare to the patient in the community is what we do. We are in a time of exciting change as we work together, and with our partners to begin to build an integrated system that gets people the care they really need.

As the Clinical Hub Manager will provide operational management support to ensure the delivery of the highest quality patient care from the Clinical Hub in the Clinical Communications Centre. 

This will involve the provision of clinical support, leadership, active mentoring, conflict resolution, personnel management, stakeholder management, project management and maintaining a high professional profile and standard.

This is a new role which means the successful applicant will have the fantastic opportunity to develop and grow the role.  

We are looking for someone with:

  • a clinical background (Bachelor’s Degree in Paramedicine or equivalent level clinical qualification is essential)
  • strong written and verbal communication skills
  • strong planning and organisational skills

Experience as a Paramedic is preferred as is management or leadership experience, but is not essential

The Clinical Hub Manager position is fulltime and based at our head office/Thorndon station.

If you are looking to join a great organisation, and a team that loves to connect with the people who support it, please visit our website and fill in an application form. You will need to send this through with your cover letter and CV to our Talent Acquisition Advisor Mirko Tojaga.

Aplications close: Sunday 24 November 2019

Senior Communications Advisor

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

You will thrive 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. The successful applicant will make a major contribution towards educating people about our service and the different ways we help.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has strong communications experience (at least 3 years)
  • Has a creative eye and can get to the heart of a story
  • Is highly skilled and experienced in writing, editing and managing content to share across different channels
  • Is a great people coordinator.

For more information contact Chris Hooper at Niche on 04 471 5872 or apply now.

Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 2 December 2019

Ambulance Officer

All ATPs - Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Intensive Care Paramedic, Extended Care Paramedic and Clinical Paramedic Advisor

By joining Wellington Free Ambulance, you’re helping to deliver world class health care to your community.  We offer a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace where your values and strengths with people will be supported. 

We are seeking applicants who have:

  • An Authority to Practice at one or more of the following: Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic, Intensive Care Paramedic, Extended Care Paramedic (community medicine), Clinical Paramedic Advisor (over the phone).
  • A New Zealand Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) degree or overseas equivalent (or completing in the year of application)
  • Currently or recently employed as a permanent ambulance officer for 3+ years
  • A full New Zealand driver’s licence
  • The ability to work fulltime on a rostered and rotating shift cycle including night shifts

Wellington Free accepts applications all year round however will run four intakes throughout the year. 

 Ambulance Officer – All ATPs intakes
Please note: International applicants must be available for a phone interview during the dates indicated. National and international shortlisted applicants must also be available to be in Wellington for the assessment centre dates indicated. You will only be required to attend one day.

 

If you are looking for a rewarding role in which you can make a difference in the emergency service sector and deliver value to the people we serve, please fill out the application form available at the top of this page and return to recruitment@wfa.org.nz along with your CV and cover letter.

Graduate Intern Ambulance Officer

Wellington Free Ambulance is currently seeking applicants for its one year Graduate Intern programme.

This highly sought after programme provides a great opportunity for graduates of a Bachelor of Health Science in Paramedicine to gain on-the-job experience alongside a dedicated preceptor.

This programme will provide a structured and supported learning environment to enable you to develop independent skills to gain an Authority to Practice (ATP) as an Emergency Medical Technician.

After one year of consolidation all staff are able to apply for the Paramedic ATP.

We are seeking applicants who have:

  • A New Zealand Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) degree or overseas equivalent (or completing in the year of application)
  • A full New Zealand driver’s licence
  • The ability to work full time on a rostered and rotating shift cycle including night shifts

Wellington Free accepts applications all year round however will run four graduate intakes throughout the year. 

Graduate Intern Ambulance Officer intakes

 

Please note: International applicants must be available for a phone interview during the dates indicated. National and international shortlisted applicants must also be available to be in Wellington for the assessment centre dates indicated. You will only be required to attend one day.

Third year students graduating in 2020 can apply anytime from the Winter intake. Employment will be conditional on successfully passing the degree programme.

 

If you are looking for a rewarding role in which you can make a difference in the emergency service sector and deliver value to the people we serve, please fill out the application form available at the top of this page and return to recruitment@wfa.org.nz along with your CV and cover letter.

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Your Rights

As our patient, and under the Health and Disability Commissioner’s Code of Rights, you have the right to:

  • Be treated with respect
  • Be fully informed
  • Freedom from discrimination, coercion, harassment and exploitation
  • dignity and independence
  • Services of an appropriate standard
  • Effective communication
  • Be fully informed
  • Make an informed choice and give informed consent
  • Support
  • Respect of teaching or research
  • Complain

If we don’t respect these, let us know and we’ll do everything we can to put it right.


Support in the process

If you need support or help with making a complaint, you can contact the office of the Health and Disability Commissioner and ask for an advocate.

www.hdc.org.nz
0800 555 050

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