What is it like to work at Canterbury District Health Board?

3.3Work/Life Balance
3.5Job Security/Advancement
Large corporate public health provider
Written by Payroll Officer (Former Employee) from Christchurch on 7 September 2015
The CDHB is a large public health provider in Canterbury. I worked as part of the payroll team within the HR department on a causal basis which supported 9000 employees. The payroll department worked using manual time sheets which were required to be inputted manually into the pay system. I was part of the team that input the data into the system. This - more ... was eventually being phased out at the time of me leaving this role.

I also undertook a 1-on-1 training project role whereby i was tasked with learning and then teaching six HR Admin staff how to load and maintain employee details in the new ... - less
ProsFlexibility as I was studying at University full-time, opportunities to progress (training project), networking with other HR professionals outside of the payroll team
ConsLow pay, very rigid corporate structure, facilities were not great, nepotistic hiring of other causal staff
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