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Do you have the enthusiasm, dedication and the skills to become an Administration Officer within Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)?

This could be just the opportunity you are looking for!

We are currently looking for a Fixed Term part-time Administration Officer to join our team of Psychologists until 30th June 2022.

About the role | Mō te tūnga

In this busy and varied role, you will be provide a range of administrative services to a large group of Psychologists and the team manager.

Your key tasks will include;

  • Assisting with file management systems
  • Organising staff travel and accommodation
  • Coordinating meetings and minute-taking.

You will enjoy working collaboratively as one team in a challenging and fast paced environment. To be effective in this role you must be able to multitask, remain adaptable, follow and adhere to strict policies and procedures, and have sound judgement in prioritising tasks and activities to meet deadlines.

Skills & Experience | Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako

You will have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to organise effectively, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • A thorough knowledge of office administration
  • Resilience and a pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • A high level of proficiency in computer software and database systems including Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)

You will need a full New Zealand driver licence for this role.

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for then we would love to hear from you!

The salary range for this role is $44,408 - $52,137 per annum, which is pro-rated to 20 hours per week. Progression is dependent on meeting required competency standards.

Applicants must be either; a New Zealand citizen, New Zealand Resident Permit holder, Australian citizen or an Australian resident who holds a current Australian Resident Return Visa.

Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Corrections) Health Services lead the delivery of patient-focused primary health care services to tangata within corrections facilities across Aotearoa. Hōkai Rangi, our over-arching strategic direction, places the focus on health at the heart of our business. Building our frameworks from a Matauranga Māori basis is our focus to drive and support equity for Māori, which in turn will contribute to achieving our outcomes of reducing reoffending.

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.

If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit or email our team at

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