Application Process

Below is an outline of the Te Whatu Ora Whanganui application process which will provide you with information about submitting your application and the interview process.

If you have any queries please phone recruitment coordinator Julie Whyte on +64 6 348 8911

Submitting your application

All applicants are required to complete an official application form using the form under 'related documents' at the bottom of this page. 

Please email applications to

(Please only send vacancy enquiries or applications to the email address above)

Please post applications to:
Recruitment Coordinator, People & Culture 
Te Whatu Ora Whanganui
Private Bag 3003
Whanganui 4540

When submitting your application, please include as much information as possible about your qualifications, including academic, professional or trade training and provide examples of how you consider you meet each of the essential job specific and behavioural competencies set out in the position description.

The option to submit a covering letter is also available. Please include anything else you would like to tell us about yourself that you feel is relevant to the position you are applying for, such as voluntary work or hobbies.

It is important to note that the time to process applications can vary for each position advertised. All applicants will receive an initial acknowledgement of their application via the post or electronically.


Once all applications have been considered, short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

Interviews are usually panel interviews with two to three interviewers, however for some senior positions a presentation may also be requested and work assessments may also be requested for certain administration positions.

If you are the preferred applicant after interview a series of employment checks will be required, Police Vetting, Pre-Employment Health Screening and referee checks.

If you are applying for a position as a specialist, medical officer, registrar or house officer/senior house officer you will also be required to fill in a Declaration of any Loss or Surrender of Medical License to Practice or Hospital Suspensions form and Release of Liability form.

Diversity Works 


Te Whatu Ora Whanganui is a member of Diversity Works (formally Equal Employment Opportunities Trust). Diversity Works help organisations do diversity and inclusion well, and do well because of it.