Candidate Information

When you join our journey to create a better health system in Aotearoa, New Zealand, you're embarking on something truly special. From our commitment to being good employers, to ensuring our recruitment process is simple and inclusive - we value and respect you at every stage of the process. 

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Our Commitment to You.

Te Aka Whai Ora and Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora are committed to being good employers and honouring our equal employment opportunity obligations.

We want teams to reflect the diversity of the communities we're working to improve care for, including those that historically have been underserved by the health system. We particularly welcome applications from Māori, Pacific people, disabled people, and the LGBTQI+ communities.

We endeavour to provide flexible employee practices and conditions to support a healthy work-life balance, including part-time and flexible working arrangements.

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Our Recruitment Process

It’s as simple as registering on our site or applying to one of the many roles on offer.

From there, one of our team will be in touch to chat around our role(s) and how you might join us. You’ll get regular updates as part of our recruitment process, we’ll introduce you to our Hiring Managers, either through a face-to-face meeting, or an interview online. Either way, we’ll make you feel right at home.

We’ll need to make sure that you meet our requirements for employment; we conduct a number of checks on your background including references. Once all the checking is under way, we’ll bring you onboard our Waka and make you feel truly like part of the Whanau.

Applying is easy

Submit your application only once, and we distribute your application to your chosen Districts and employers. Saves you from having to apply multiple times to different places!

Our recruiters and Kiwi Health Jobs Candidate Kaitiaki (guides) work in partnership with you, supporting you all the way through the recruitment process.

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Step 1: Application

Complete & submit your application form for review

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Step 2: Review

Your application is reviewed by Kiwi Health Jobs

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Step 3: Referral

Your profile is referred to your chosen District & employers

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Step 4: Contact

You will be contacted by District recruitment teams

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Step 5: Handover

Your application progresses through employers' recruitment processes