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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Where you’ll be working: Health New Zealand (Waikato Hospital)

The details: Permanent, 80 hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE)

  • Be part of the national transformation in Health

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Health New Zealand (Waikato) are dedicated to providing exceptional care and maintaining a safe and comfortable environment for our patients and staff. We are currently seeking a skilled and dedicated Carpenter/Joiner to join our team and contribute to our mission of excellence.

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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)

Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service

As an experienced trades person you will be working in many and varied buildings maintaining and improving as you go. Working within the Maintenance team you will have a keen eye for detail, be methodical in your approach and be able plan, prioritise and organise from general maintenance to Minor Works tasks.

Based from our well-equipped maintenance workshops you will mostly be working in comfortable temperature controlled environments, no longer be subject to the extremes of weather, and the rigors of construction/building sites.

Mōu | About you

Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:

You may be a carpenter/joiner with five years' experience under your belt or you may be an ‘old hand’ with multiple years of experience. Either way, if you have the drive and the passion, this role may be for you.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have completed an indentured apprenticeship
  • Hold a Trade Certificate qualification
  • Be a team player but able to work unsupervised carrying out general maintenance and repairs
  • Have broad knowledge of building maintenance including task analysis, measurement and work planning
  • Have a sound knowledge of modern building systems and fittings
  • Experience with door maintenance, locks and closer devices would be highly regarded
  • Be proficient in management and delivery of small carpentry / joinery projects
  • Have sound communication skills and demonstrated experience dealing with customers in a professional manner

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart

  • Whakamana – Give and earn respect
  • Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
  • Mauri Pai – Fair play
  • Whakapakari – Growing the good
  • Kotahitanga – Stronger together

It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way

. Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.

We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles. Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People.

Excellent Care. We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact

Closing date: 14 January 2024