Health Care Assistant - Orthopaedic Ward
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We have permanent vacancies for Health Case Assistants in our 40 bed, elective and acute care Orthopaedic Ward at Tauranga Hospital. The role of the Health Care Assistant involves working under the direction of our highly motivated, friendly and enthusiastic nursing team who are committed to delivering comprehensive quality care to patients having had elective surgery, or experienced trauma.
Within this ward is an eight bed focused Orthopaedic Geriatric Unit to support patients as they make the transition back into the community setting. The goal of the orthopaedic ward is to provide individualised focused patient care in a safe, supportive environment.
He korero mōu - About You
Applicants must have recent experience and have completed a Certificate in Health Care Assistance Level 4 (or other equivalent qualification.) You will need to be available to work across all seven days of the week, including morning, afternoon and night shifts.
This is a permanent position with part-time and full-time hours available. Sound like you? We encourage you to apply today stating in your cover letter how many hours per week you wish to be considered for.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-house professional development
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- SWEAT, our onsite gym
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
As per the Nursing NZNO MECA, the salary range for this position is $46,182 - $53,803 (Steps 1 - 5).
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community|
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