Thank you for your interest in joining the MEDSAC whānau. Vacancies for both employment opportunities and roles within the Board and Working/Advisory Groups will be listed here as they become available.

Staff Vacancies

Manager: Website, Communication & Publications

Posted: 11 April 2024

We are seeking a talented Manager to join our team!

  • Contribute to making a difference within the health sector
  • Flexible working from home, with nationwide travel required
  • Part time, 20 hours per week

In this newly created role (previously incorporated with other portfolios) you will be solely responsible for the development and delivery of effective communications, website management and the production of publications.

Your role will see you:

  • Establish and implement an effective communications strategy and calendar
  • Ensure brand is aligned, relevant, accurate and engaging across various channels
  • Create content that will raise awareness of the services available
  • Ensure information is visible and accessible to all relevant communities
  • Produce online publications for members (latest news, newsletter, journal club)
  • Curate publicly available resources including articles, presentations, sector interviews
  • Manage, publish, and maintain up to date information on the website
  • Facilitate website access to resources and assist with any access issues
  • Ensure the service provider directory information is current and up to date
  • Provide ongoing development and production of publications
  • Work closely with staff, working groups and subject matter experts who contribute to publication content

What’s on Offer:

You will be part of a passionate and high performing team where the work they do makes a positive difference to the people of Aotearoa. You will collaborate with the wider team of 7 on a fortnightly basis (online) and have regular quarterly get togethers in-person.

You will be offered great employee benefits including, flexible/remote working, birthday leave, work from home allowance and tools to undertake your job.

About you:

You will offer knowledge or experience:

  • Developing and executing communications strategies
  • Creating compelling content for the appropriate audience and across a range of channels
  • Managing brand, campaigns, and production of publications
  • Designing visually appealing content, graphics, and collateral (graphic design skills desirable but not essential)
  • Managing a website/content management system
  • Working independently/remotely with flexibility to meet the organisations objectives
  • In addition, a basic understanding and acknowledgement of the importance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Mātauranga Māori and te reo Māori is a welcome advantage.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please ‘apply’ via Archway Recruitment attaching your CV and a cover letter outlining why you are interested and what you offer this role. Please direct any questions to tracey@archwayrecruitment.com

Location: Remote – Wellington based (also open to Nelson and Auckland) | Working hours: Part time 20 hours |Term: Permanent


You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.


Manager: Membership, Training & Events

Posted: 8 April 2024

We are seeking a talented Manager to join our team!

  • Part time, 30 hours per week
  • Flexible working from home with nationwide travel required
  • Lots of variety, interesting content, no two days the same

This newly created role (previously incorporated with other portfolios) has plenty of variety where you will be primary responsible for the Membership, Training and Events portfolios.

You will lead your own workload managing end-to-end events, ensuring training courses are well executed and that all members and stakeholders receive an exceptional experience.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Lead end-to-end event planning and delivery from registration through to aftercare
  • Manage, coordinate and host in-person and online training courses held nationwide
  • Collaborate with Working Advisory Groups, subject matter experts, key stakeholders, and staff on training programmes and events
  • Liaise with and support facilitators, subject matter experts and guest presenters throughout the lifecycle of training programmes and event delivery
  • Support event participants with user-friendly registration systems, the initial training programme through to accreditation
  • Provide advice and information to attendees on events, as well as broader products and services
  • Ensure participant feedback is received, acted upon, and responded to for quality assurance and continuous improvement
  • Successfully build and maintain ongoing relationships with members, facilitators, attendees, and key stakeholders
  • Liaise with suppliers to arrange venue bookings, travel, logistics, course material and equipment
  • Collaborate with your team to develop the annual events calendar, promotion of events, and plan future training courses
  • Lead member engagement, manage membership processes, including maintaining the database.

What’s on Offer:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a passionate and high performing team who are making a positive difference to the people of Aotearoa. You will collaborate with your team online on a fortnightly basis and have regular get togethers in-person each quarter.

You will be offered great employee benefits including, flexible/remote working, birthday leave, work from home allowance and tools to undertake your job.

About you:

You will be described as a natural organiser with well-developed people skills and have proven experience:

  • managing concurrent projects and professional events
  • building successful relationships and people-wrangling skills
  • maintaining and improving business processes for continuous improvement
  • handling confidential information with discretion and professionalism
  • presenting to public groups and having confident communication skills
  • working independently/remotely with flexibility to meet the organisations objectives
  • In addition, a basic understanding and acknowledgement of the importance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Mātauranga Māori and te reo Māori is a welcome advantage.

Travel will be required – you could be away for 2-3 days (up to three times per year) along with some evening meetings and weekend events (2-3 times per year) so flexibility here will be important, however it goes both ways, and your employer will ensure there is work life balance.

Get in touch:

If this sounds like you, please ‘apply’ via Archway Recruitment attaching your CV and a cover letter outlining why you are interested and what you offer this role. For a confidential chat, email tracey@archwayrecruitment.com or phone 021 022 32033

Location: Remote – Wellington (open to Nelson and Auckland) | Working hours: Part time 30 hours |Term:Permanent

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.


Working/Advisory Groups

Publications Working Group

Posted: 8 April 2024

Expressions of interest are called for clinicians to be members of the Publications Working Group.

There are two positions available for this working group with membership commencing as soon as possible.

The Publications Working Group is part of the Clinical Education workstream for MEDSAC. Its purpose is to generate the Journal Club and other MEDSAC publications as directed by the Board or Board Committees.

Notable activities from the Working Group include generating and/or reviewing the Journal Club (6 per year), identifying appropriate external subject matter experts to contribute to publication content, identifying trends and emerging issues that need to be addressed through other initiatives, and collaborating with other relevant Working and Advisory Groups regarding recommended changes to MEDSAC clinical policy, clinical mentoring, and quality, clinical education and organisational development documents and processes.

Time commitment is variable and in addition to attendance at the working group meetings (3 per year x 60 minutes), will include collaborating and building relationships with external Journal Club contributors, reviewing and/or generating Journal Club and other MEDSAC publications, and contribution to activities across other workstreams. Remuneration follows the MEDSAC standard rates, $110 per hour (caps apply for various parts of the work in generating and reviewing journal club publications).

Please find following the Terms of Reference for this Working Group including selection criteria. Appointments will be made by the General Manager in collaboration with the Clinical Governance Committee.

If you are interested in submitting an expression of interest, please complete this form. Expressions of interest close on Friday 19 April 2024. Any questions please contact Manager, Karolina Gorton at karolina@medsac.org.nz.

Board Vacancies

No present vacancies