Quality and Risk 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 a Coordinator to join the Quality & Risk team to contribute to the organisational quality/service improvement and risk management projects which supports the Districts Annual Planning.

Day to day the role is responsible for facilitating organisational quality systems, supporting staff in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of service improvement initiatives. This includes facilitating workshops to explore areas for improvement and derive and deliver training solutions. 

The role collaborates with interdisciplinary teams, along with local and national bodies such as disability, social and community services. Therefore, the ability to communicate effectively and develop collaborative working relationships is essential.

Applications are sought from experienced health care professionals (such as a Registered Nurse) with knowledge of the relevant legislative standards that governs healthcare practice and the principles of health equity.

Success factors for this role includes;

  • Achievement orientated focus to work
  • Able to interrupt data and report writing
  • Working both independently and as part of a team
  • Effective communications skills, both oral and written
  • Energy and drive whilst being tolerant and persistent

Why choose Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury?

As one of the country’s smaller health services 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!  

Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

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 be accepted until 12 February 2023

(Applications may close earlier if 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: LMAM2137984

Location: Corporate Services (Gardens Block)

Closing Date: Open