Welcome to the WDHB Manager’s Guide to Recruitment

This guide has been compiled in order to support you with your Recruitment requirements within your department and following WDHB process and best practice for WDHB in conjunction with your Recruitment Consultant.

Introduction Video
Vanessa Aplin
Recruitment Manager
Recruitment Centre
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The Recruitment Centre (TRC) provides staffing solutions to Waitematā District Health Board (WDHB). With a team of Recruitment Consultants and Recruitment Administrators we work in partnership with Hiring Managers (HM) to recruit quality staff for clinical and non-clinical roles. From the receiving of the notification (ATR), advertising of vacancies, to candidate management and contract generation we aim to ensure the recruitment process goes as smoothly as possible.

Our recruitment policy and procedures are supported by the following principles and values:

Selection on merit:

  • Open honest and transparent processes
  • Valuing diversity
  • Privacy for the individual
  • Our recruitment policy and procedures are supported by the following principles and values:
How we can help you?

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Teamwork and flexibility are a critical element in providing a collaborative and high quality customer service to WDHB clients. Often specific tasks within the portfolio team will be shared depending on workload.

Recruitment Consultants handle the recruitment process from taking a job brief, management of applications through to a job offer for a candidate.
The Recruitment Administrators support the Hiring Managers and the Recruitment Consultants to arrange interviews, to finalise and oversee the generation of the agreements, loading and receiving the approved NZ Police vetting forms, the completion of the on boarding and sending the complete manual file to Staff Service Centre (SCC).
Our Global Mobility Consultant (who holds an Immigration Licence), provides specialist advice on immigration and relocation for our candidates.
We have a dedicated e-Recruitment Regional Systems Consultant (Taleo Expert), who can assist with your queries, on Taleo.
WDHB Organisational Promise and Values

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Best Care for Everyone

This is our promise to the Waitematā community and the standard for how we work together.
Everyone Matters v3
Every single person matters, whether a patient / client, family member or a staff member
With Compassion v3
We see our work in health as a vocation and more than a job, We are aware of the suffering of these entrusted to our care. We are driven by a desire to relieve that suffering. This philosophy drives our caring approach and means we will strive to do everything we can to relieve suffering and promote wellness.
We need to be connected with our community. We need to be connected within our organisation – across disciplines and teams. This is to ensure care is seamless and integrated to achieve the best possible health outcomes for our patients/clients and their families.
Better Best Brilliant
We seek continuous improvement in everything we do. We will become the national leader in health care delivery.