Trainee Anaesthetic Technician

About the Service

Hutt Valley DHB is a dynamic and innovative provider of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery involving multi-disciplinary teams; along with services for obstetrics and gynaecology, ENT, general, orthopaedics, dental, maxillofacial, ophthalmology and acute services.

With eight operating theatres, we offer a varied, interesting and supportive work place.

About the Role

We are pleased to offer the role of Trainee Anaesthetic Technician. As a Trainee Anaesthetic Technician, you will be working towards a qualification in Diploma of Applied Sciences (Anaesthetic Technology).

The course run by AUT, is for three years if you have no relevant health industry experience, or between eighteen months and two years if you hold relevant health industry experience or a relevant degree.

This will involve clinical training hours at Hutt Valley hospital as well as the completion of AUT modules and distant learning. For further information, please refer to:

To be accepted into the AUT Program it is essential you are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

Skills and Experience:

We are looking for someone who is motivated and can work independently, while fitting into a team environment.

The successful applicant should also have:

  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Drive to provide high quality patient care

Our values at Hutt Valley DHB are: Always Caring, Can do, In Partnership, Being our Best.

We encourage applicants to apply who share these core values.


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support.

How to Apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 8111482-19 and job title in the subject line.



Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: 8111482-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Friday, 25 January 2019