Job Application

Anaesthetic Technician, Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Counties Manukau District

· Are you looking for something to suit your lifestyle?

· Do you want to be challenged professionally?

· Do you want to be part of a dynamic team?


If so, then this is the fantastic opportunity for you to work in South Auckland, New Zealand!


About us:

Middlemore is the largest hospital operated by Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand.  We offer secondary-level (hospital and specialist) care and a selected range of community and domiciliary services for the population of Counties Manukau - the area that stretches from Otahuhu to Port Waikato. The Manukau Surgery Centre has 10 operating theatres, 2 procedure rooms and 78 inpatient beds. The Centre provides day surgery services and elective and acute arranged surgery for patients who are not expected to need access to intensive care or interventional radiology.


The opportunity:

We are looking for Anaesthetic Technicians to join our hardworking, values focused team. Working across theatres at Middlemore Hospital and Manukau Surgery Centre, this is your opportunity to work with the best.

You will enjoy working with a very supportive team and should have experience in both acute and elective areas.

This is an opportunity for someone who would like to experience the flavour of working in the public health sector where no two days are ever the same. You will be challenged professionally with an interesting elective and acute workload that brings with its diverse clinical challenges. 

We have full time, part time and casual roles available for someone who is looking for flexibility.


To review the position description, please click here.



• Registered or eligible to register with the Medical Sciences Council as an Anaesthetic Technician

• Eligible to obtain current Annual Practising Certificate

• Recent experience in elective and acute services


What's in it for you?

• A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged

• Fantastic culture and team environment

• Refund of your annual practising certificate cost (pro rata)

• Onsite professional development sessions

• Discounted services as part of our work perks


Relocation Support:

If you are successful in your job application, we will provide you with suitable relocation assistance to move to New Zealand (Terms & Conditions apply).


Immigration/Visa Support:

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations.


How to apply:

If you would like to work in New Zealand known for its beautiful, untouched national parks, mountains, outdoor pursuits and cosmopolitan cities and be a valued member of a dedicated team, apply now via this job link:


For more information, please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 64 9 2760044 ext. 58680 or via email

The remuneration is as per the PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (between step 1 $58,513 - 8 $85,204).

Job Number: CMH07446

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.