Healthcare Assistant- Starship Community
The Health Care Assistant will work with a Starship Community Nurse Vaccinator in a new programme to increase access to childhood vaccinations in community settings with a special emphasis on supporting Māori Tamariki and whānau.
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We work in partnership with tamariki and their whānau acknowledging their uniqueness, right to quality healthcare, optimal health outcomes and quality of life.
This is a full-time permanent role. The successful candidate will support our nursing and allied health staff in programmes to increase access to childhood vaccinations in the community with a special emphasis on supporting Māori Tamariki and Whānau. The Health Care Assistant will perform delegated tasks requested by the Starship Community Nurse Vaccinator. This will include home visiting families with the nurse , ordering and receiving vaccines, checking equipment and preparing resources. Training will be provided to support you in this role.
From July 2024 the role will include supporting the Starship Community immunisation programme in schools. After gaining experience with this programme there will be an opportunity to train to become an authorised Vaccinating Health Worker in school settings.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
- NZQA Level 3 Qualification in Health and Wellbeing
- Current and clean full New Zealand Driving License
- Experience working with Whānau Māori
- A commitment to achieving equitable outcomes for Māori Tamariki
- At least intermediate-level of computer skills
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the role
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience in health settings
For more information about this role please contact the Hiring manager - Penny Wilson, PennyWil@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to have a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieve equitable outcomes for all
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online via our website, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role. (Please note: We do not accept CV applications emailed to us). To view details about our recruitment process, click here.
If you have any queries about accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Sonam Arora - Recruitment Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org how we can best support your application.
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