CDHB Reviews

Updated 31 Mar 2021

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3.0
62%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
Approve of CEO
CDHB Chief Executive David Meates
David Meates
11 Ratings
  1. "Technician"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Repair Technician Biomedical Equipment in Christchurch, Canterbury
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDHB full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work with challenging roles

    Cons

    Time restraints and dealing with management

  2. "Just what you'd expect"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Laboratory Scientist in Christchurch, Canterbury
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDHB full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Secure job, alot of good hard workers

    Cons

    Funding for labs is terrible, understaffed, no benefits that you would usually see in the workplace (bonuses, Christmas gifts etc.)


  3. "Ok employees"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior MRI Radiographer in Auckland, Auckland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CDHB full-time

    Pros

    Not bad busy work fun

    Cons

    Stressful. Hard too hard fun

  4. "Interesting"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Psychologist in Christchurch, Canterbury

    I worked at CDHB full-time

    Pros

    Great development opportunities and colleagues

    Cons

    Understaffed and lack of resources

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Slow process"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Applications Tester in Christchurch, Canterbury
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CDHB full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Stable and not too much work load

    Cons

    Very slow process and low pay

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Friendly colleagues"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Technician in Christchurch, Canterbury
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at CDHB full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, many work opportunities

    Cons

    low salary, slow management direction

  7. "Do not recommend"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Christchurch, Canterbury
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CDHB part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Close to Hagley Park for nice lunchtime walks.

    Cons

    No parking. Inflexible and controlling management, sometimes to the point of bullying. Poor communication. No training or development opportunities. Lack of honesty and integrity.

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  8. "pay"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDHB full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    citzizenship is good in nz. pay goes up to level 7 only like $37/hr

    Cons

    high cost of living and expensive housing

  9. COVID-19

    "Secure job"

    3.0
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Christchurch, Canterbury
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CDHB full-time

    Pros

    Great job security, especially during the pandemic.

    Cons

    No real concerns about working here

  10. "Incompetent and deceptive management"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Laboratory Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CDHB part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You can bond with colleagues over how badly the department is run. I enjoyed the work itself but the politics and poor management were unforgivable.

    Cons

    Unfair wages, understaffed/poor rostering, unable to trust management. Felt discriminated against because of the union I belonged to.

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