Life at MercyAscot

MercyAscot’s vision is to be New Zealand’s leading provider of health services always delivered with excellence and value. As an organisation we want to stay abreast of market trends and be the modern employer of choice. Our success is built on the commitment and expertise of our employees and as such, we provide a safe, supportive, and rewarding place to work.


Employee Onboarding 

We use the on-boarding software Enboarder to assist us in providing a seamless and efficient new employee experience. As a new employee with MercyAscot, you will receive regular updates from your Manager up to and beyond your start date, ensuring you are set up for success at MercyAscot.


Employee Benefits 

Below is an overview of the benefits we provide to our employees.


Your everyday

  • Free car parking is provided to employees at all MercyAscot locations
  • On-site café at Mercy Hospital Epsom with subsidised meals for employees
  • Supportive work environment
  • Work/life balance with Christmas/New Year closedowns
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Kiwisaver
  • Ability to purchase additional leave for eligible staff
  • Long service awards after 10 years continuous service with MercyAscot
  • Smart, easy-care uniforms for employees in Inpatient Services, Admissions, Pharmacy, Customer Support and Laundry employee and scrubs for Operating Room (including PACU and CSSD) and ICU employees
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Performance reviews and annual pay review cycle
  • Annual Staff Awards that celebrate exceptional performance and values-based behaviours
  • Round the Bays, Annual Pub Quiz and many more staff events

Your Health and Your Family

  • Subsidised medical insurance after two years’ continuous employment. This covers all pre-existing conditions for you and your immediate family members
  • Discounts can be availed from our on-site Pharmacies for retail products (excluding prescriptions and specials) 
  • Discounted hospital charges for employees and their partner/spouse and dependent children for procedures done at MercyAscot facilities
  • Free flu vaccinations for employees
  • MercyAscot partners with EAP to provide an Employee Assistance Programme, enabling employees and their immediate family to deal with personal or work-related issues that are affecting them or their work performance
  • Discounted child care from First Steps BestStart Education and Care Centre and Kindercare
  • Discounted Gym membership at Les Mills
  • ANZ banking benefits