Observation Staff - Covid 19 Vaccination Programme

  • Full time fixed term positions until December 2021.
  • Working across a Monday to Friday roster with some weekend and after-hours work
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure are requirements for this

 Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari, he toa takitini

My strength is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many


We are currently recruiting staff to assist with the national Covid-19 Vaccination program starting from April this year. The team will be vaccinating at a number of sites around the West Coast and there will also be two mobile teams that will be completing mobile clinics in rural areas outside of Westport and Greymouth

In this role you will be:

  • Making patients feel comfortable for up to 30 minutes once they have been vaccinated to ensure they do not deteriorate
  • Noting patient information on the Covid-19 Immunisation Register
  • Calling on nursing staff if a patient is starting to deteriorate

Skills / Experience required to be successful are:

  • Must hold a CPR training certificate
  • Excellent interpersonal & customer service skills


What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development.

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What’s Next

Apply online to our careers website, or for any further information please contact us at careers@westcoastdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

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Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: DHAR1239855

Location: West Coast, Buller and Northern Areas, Greymouth, Hokitika, Reefton, South Westland

Closing Date: Applications close Wednesday 21st April