Advanced Choice of Employment (ACE)

ACE is the scheme used by DHBs in New Zealand to hire House Officers/First Year Doctors.

Key dates for applying in 2016


ACE Applications open: 9am Monday 15 February 2016
Applicant registration cut-off: Friday 29 May 2016

ACE asks all applicants to have at least begun their application at this point to assist ACE with scoring components of their applications that wont change, such as transcripts

ACE Applications close: 12pm Friday 12 June 2016
ACE match outcome notified: Monday 1 August 2016
National employer offer date: Monday 8 August 2016

(An additional week has been added to the timeframes between when ACE match notification and national offer date. This additional week allows employers to carry out the Vulnerable Children Act (2014) safety checking process should they be required to do so prior to offer.)

More Information

ACE applications: