Employment Vacancies

Position Vacant – Pregnancy Centre Coordinator

Do you have a compassionate, pro-life heart and love supporting women in need? Do you have administrative skills? If this is you, apply now to join our friendly, faith-filled and committed team.

The role of Pregnancy Centre Coordinator at the John Paul II Centre for Life is a permanent, part time position of 20 hours per week. Training provided.

Email Maria at director@jp2.org.nz for a job description or call 351 3225 to discuss.

Applications close midday Tuesday 30 April.

Management Accountant

12-month, fixed term role, Christchurch Based
Flexible, 20 hours per week

The Catholic Diocese of Christchurch embraces the majority of Canterbury and Westland, as well as the Chatham Islands. Established in 1887, the Diocese is currently led by Bishop Paul Martin. The Diocese is a diverse place, with a wide variety of ministries.


The Management Accountant is a key member of the Finance and Support Services team, with the vision of ‘One team, in accord, working together to support the Church, the Bishop, the Priests and the pastoral mission of the Diocese’.

Reporting to the Manager Finance & Support Services, this role will provide management accounting support to the Manager Finance & Support Services and the Diocese, working proactively to provide management and other budget holders with financial and non-financial information and support, in a timely, relevant and accurate manner. The role will also support the Manager Finance & Support Services to ensure the integrity of business systems, processes and controls throughout the organisation. This 12-month fixed term contract (part-time) is to provide parental leave cover.


The Catholic Diocese of Christchurch are looking for a person with:

Successful candidates will also possess a respect for the tradition, values, and an understanding of and empathy with the Catholic faith. Experience with Xero is an advantage.

This role is for 20 hours per week with flexibility around the structure of those hours and represents a great flexible working opportunity for an experienced and self-motivated Management Accountant.


Candidates can download a position description and apply online via the Job Search page at www.sheffield.co.nz. To apply by email, please attach your cover letter and CV and send to cvchc@sheffield.co.nz quoting Ref: 06518aa. Applications close on 5 May 2019. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

For more information please phone Andrea Bankier on +64 274 478 102.

Not an employment vacancy but a board member…

St John of God

St John of God Hauora Trust is a leading Catholic, not-for-profit provider
of disability, youth and social services in New Zealand. Due to
impending retirements from the Board we invite applications for two
positions of Appointed Board Member.
We provide important and life-enhancing services to people living with a
physical or neurological disability in a range of locations in New Zealand
through our Health and Ability Services. Our Community, Youth and
Child Services deliver a range of programmes at St John of God Waipuna
and in Rangiora to meet the needs of communities, young people and
families in the Canterbury Region.
St John of God Hauora Trust is an operating division of the Catholic notfor-
profit health care group St John of God Health Care Inc, which
operates hospitals, home nursing, disability support services, and Social
Outreach and Advocacy services reaching out to people experiencing
The roles require a corporate governance focus, with responsibility for
setting the strategic direction for St John of God Hauora Trust and
monitoring the performance of all aspects of the organisation, while
taking into account the interests of all relevant stakeholders.
The successful applicants will have proven experience and/or exposure
to areas such as the Health and Disability Sector, Social Services Sector,
Legal, Finance, Bi-cultural practice, and ICT. They will also need to be
committed to the Mission and Values of the organisation. One of the
successful appointees will be a member of the Clinical Governance
Group, therefore a clinical background will be required for this vacancy.
The Board will value candidates able to demonstrate diversity of
thought and an understanding of the challenges of the organisation, our
residents and the vulnerable young people and their whanau that we
work with. While Board members are paid the remuneration offered is
consistent with organisations operating in the non-for-profit sector.

Further Information:
All applications should include a CV and covering letter and be sent to

Applications close 5pm, 28 April 2019. If you have any questions regarding these roles, please contact Board Chair, Peter Jensen, at