Payroll Administrator - Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury

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 have a Payroll Administrator opportunity available.

This position is part of a team who are responsible for the timely and accurate entry of payroll data for processing and maintaining accuracy and integrity of all systems and records. Other tasks include providing correct and timely standard/ad-hoc reports on a regular basis that fully comply with legislation and employee agreement terms.

The success factors for the role include:

  • Broad payroll process knowledge
  • Experience in interpretation of employment agreements
  • Able to work with accuracy and meet deadlines
  • Effective communication skills that convey tact and empathy
  • Genuine desire to provide excellent customer service skills

So, if you are highly organised and resilient under pressure, then this could be the role for you.

Why choose Te Whatu Ora  - South Canterbury ?

As one of the country’s smaller regions 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 Canterbury, 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.

Application Closing Date: 11 June 2023

This advert 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/Full Time

Job no: EZAN3138121

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 11 June 2023