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.

benefits of working at mercy ascot

Medical insurance

A medical insurance subsidy (for the employee, spouse/partner and/or any dependent children under 21) of up to $2,500 gross per annum, payable via Payroll on the provision of a GST invoice and documents

Purchased leave

Employees may be eligible to apply to purchase an additional week of leave – this is processed via a 2% deduction on your wages/salary.

Discounted hospital fees

Employees (and/or their spouse/partner and dependent children) may be eligible for a discount on hospital charges for procedures at MercyAscot.

Training & Career Development

MercyAscot is committed to providing opportunities for all employees to meet identified learning and development needs, linked to MercyAscot’s strategic plan, vision and values. Employees may be eligible to apply for funding for their interested study/ course/conference which is subject to approval from our Learning & Development Committee.

Car parking

Free car parking is provided at MercyAscot. There are over 200 car parks at Mercy Hospital (a valid car parking pass must be displayed) and over 250 car parks at Ascot Hospital (accessed via Prox card)

Long service awards

Employees who have completed 10 years continuous permanent service with MercyAscot may be eligible for a Long Service Award (a payment and a gift at 10 years, and then in 5 year increments).

Pharmacy discount

The pharmacies at both MercyAscot Hospitals are pleased to offer a 10% discount on retail products (excluding prescriptions and specials) for all employees.

Recruit a buddy

Do you know anyone you think would be a good employee for MercyAscot? If you help recruit a permanent employee, by encouraging them to apply for a specific eligible vacancy then you may be eligible for a “Recruit a Buddy” payment.

Les Mills Gym

10% off a 12 Month Gym Membership + No Joining Fee. To sign up, please contact your closest Less Mills gym and take along your MercyAscot ID when registering.

Café Services

Café 98 at Mercy Hospital is operated by Spotless and provides a range of hot and cold food and drink options at discounted prices. For Ascot Hospital based employees, discounted employee meals are available to order through the kitchen (lunch and dinner). Snacks and light refreshments are available from various vending machines.


MercyAscot provide a range of uniforms for employees in Inpatient Services, Admissions, Pharmacy, Customer Support and laundry and provides scrubs for Operating Room, PACU, CSSD and ICU employees.

Employee assistance

MercyAscot partners with EAP Works to provide and fund 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.


MercyAscot offers free annual Flu Vaccinations and Hepatitis B vaccinations (if your pre-employment lab tests indicate a low immunity level)

Discounted childcare

ABC Gillis Avenue offers 15% off on new enrollments and  inderCare Green Lane offer a 15% corporate discount.  onditions apply- contact centers directly for further details

ANZ Bank

ANZ offer discounted insurance services andinterest rates on home, car and personalloans; a credit card with no annual accountfee for the first 12 months; reduced accountfees; preferential interest rates for termdeposits.