Administration Coordinator

About the role

In this busy, varied role you will be providing administrative support to the Core Business team and the wider Nursing Council organisation, which will assist us to be responsive, effective, and customer focused to both our internal and external stakeholders.

You will be joining a friendly, collaborative yet fast paced team. You will be able to multi-task, remain adaptable and have a sound judgement in prioritising tasks to meet required deadlines. You won’t hesitate to lend a hand to your team when they need it.

Day to day activities will include: 

  • Supporting new employees and their managers through the on-boarding process.
  • Organising staff functions and events as requested to promote a positive work environment and a united team. This will include organising events that support our commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Supporting managers with off-boarding activities.
  • Sourcing and organising non-technical, professional development and training opportunities.
  • Ensuring that all HR policies are tracked, comply with the agreed format, are reviewed at the correct times and updated as agreed and published.
  • Providing the Director of Core Business and the Director of Policy and Research with administrative support as required.
  • Helping to create presentations and reports when required, including gathering of information.
  • Supporting with the preparation for meetings by assisting with setting up meeting rooms as required.
  • Taking minutes at meetings if required.

You'll need to have these skills and experience:

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • The ability to manage a fluctuating work pattern.
  • Resilience when dealing with difficult situations in changing environments.
  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • A high level of organisation with an ability to meet deadlines.
  • A proactive approach to your work with a can-do attitude.

You will have an understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and te reo or a drive and passion to learn more.

About us

The Nursing Council of New Zealand is the independent regulator for nurses in New Zealand, with better and safer care for people at its heart.

We have an important mission and working for the Nursing Council is an exciting opportunity for you to use and grow your skills, while working with a team that has a true purpose and takes pride in the work they do.

We are values driven and hold these close to our hearts.

Our values are:

Ka whakahōnore mātou i tō mātou whakahoatanga Tiriti
We honour our Tiriti partnership

Mahi ngātahi ā mana
We work collaboratively and with integrity by respecting each other and the nursing profession

Whai haepapa, whai tika
We are an accountable, effective and efficient Nursing Council

Arataki, ako, whakapai ake

We lead, learn and improve at all levels of the Nursing Council

Wairua tōkeke hauora
We set standards, codes of practice including cultural safety expectations that contribute to improved health equity for Māori

We have great benefits including health insurance, additional leave days, and study days.

For the health and safety of staff the Council requires all employees to provide evidence that their vaccinations are up to date with an approved COVID-19 vaccine, as set out in Schedule 3 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.

If you have any questions contact Tracey on [email protected]. Send us your CV and a cover letter telling us what makes you right for this role. Applications close when we find the right applicant so don’t delay!


For further information on this role, or to apply, please contact Tracey on [email protected] or 022 015 0343.