Immunization Coordinator


Immunisation Coordinator 

Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora – South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we’re looking for an Immunisation Co-ordinator with lots of experience behind them to become part of the Immunisation team here in Timaru.

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In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships to help increase the overall immunisation rate of vaccine preventable diseases within South Canterbury.

You would need to be an Authorised Vaccinator (or willing to work towards this qualification) and have a current Drivers Licence given travel throughout the district will be involved.

As a Registered Nurse possibly with Post Graduate papers in Child & Family Health, you will be used to working autonomously in the community setting, and yet remain an active participant and resource within the wider Public Health Nursing Team.

Why choose Te Whatu Ora – South Canterbury?

As one of the country’s smaller districts our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At Te Whatu Ora South Cantebury, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours!  

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We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications will remain open and will close once a suitable applicant is found.

As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: KZEJ2137975

Location: Talbot Park Hospital

Closing Date: OPEN