About applying FAQs

Where can I find out about job opportunities at the Waikato DHB?

All of our vacancies are advertised on the “Vacancies” page of our website and we encourage you to visit regularly to keep up to date with vacancies as they are placed. 
Please take time to profile yourself (external link) and this will allow you to register to receive automatic email notification when suitable vacancies became available.

How do I apply for a job with Waikato DHB?

You can apply online by viewing the  position you are interested in and clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the bottom of the advertisement. 

This will bring you into a login page where you can enter your profile details, and  ….You will need to attach a current curriculum vitae to your application which outlines your relevant work experience, educational information and personal achievements.  We may request evidence of your skills and experience.  You may also choose to attach a separate cover letter.The on-line form contains a series of pre-screening questions. The questions marked with an asterisk ( * ) are necessary and must be completed prior to submission.

Please let us know if you experience any difficulties with submitting your application online.  We are here to support you through the process and want your experience to be as smooth as possible.

Although we strive to choose candidates for interview as quickly as possible, sometimes the process may take a couple of weeks. If you have not received a response from the Recruitment Service as to the status of your application within two weeks of the closing date, you are welcome to contact our office.

Is it possible to apply for a multiple position at the same time?

Yes, you may apply for any position you feel you qualified for.  Most of the details required for the application form will be populated from the profile that you have already created, but there may also be specific pre-screening questions relevant to the different positions.

After I have emailed you my application, should I send you a hard copy of my resumé?

No. Our online application process is highly effective, therefore you do not have to send us a hard copy of your resume, unless we ask you to. Once you have completed all steps in the submission process you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application.  If you do not receive this email, then please contact the Recruitment Service so that we can ensure your application has been received.

How would I know the progress of my online/offline application?

You will be sent notification by email or mail as to the outcome of the shortlisting process. If you are selected for interview, a coordinator from the Recruitment Service  will contact you to arrange the time and place.

Is it possible for a new graduate to apply for a job at Waikato DHB?

Yes. We encourage all adequately skilled people to apply for jobs at the Waikato DHB.

Is it possible for me to send a Waikato DHB job to a friend?

Yes. As you view the job opportunity, if you scroll below that page, you will see a button that will permit you to email the job details to a friend. Follow the instructions on screen and within seconds, that particular job opportunity will be sent to your friend.  Even better, get your friend to profile themselves with Waikato DHB and they, too, can be notified of suitable vacancies as they are advertised.

I'm having problems setting up my profile - what do I do?

Check out this document [PDF, 53 KB] about setting up your profile.

If you have any compliments, concerns or questions please contact the Recruitment Centre.