Health Care Assistant - Nursing Resource Unit
- Casual and flexible 'as and when required' basis
- Gain valuable experience!
Are you looking for a new challenge? Could you be interested in working for the Nursing Resource Unit in Dunedin Hospital? We are inviting applications for fabulous Health Care Assistants to join us on a casual and flexible 'as and when required' basis.
All roles include rostered rotating shifts 24/7 - incl. night shifts. We require our casual staff to be available all year round so if you have full year flexibility and would enjoy being a casual, this may be the role for you!
About the role
The Nursing Resource Unit has the unique benefit of being able to offer you real variety in your workplace. You would get to see the ins and outs of the whole hospital, where each day will be based in a different environment.
As a Health Care Assistant, you will be involved in the following:
- Supporting our nurses and other members of the health care team
- Patient supervision and/or movement
- Patient cares, as required
- Stock reconciliation
- Ward maintenance
- Patient watch, with one on one care as required
We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants with previous health care experience, and from those who are dynamic, friendly and can demonstrate a high level of initiative. You will be committed to high standards of practice, be well organised and have excellent communication skills.
It is important that candidates are motivated, flexible, have a level of maturity about them and of course plenty of enthusiasm. Experience working with people in a caring capacity is also essential, whether than experience is gained from within a professional environment, or from caring for children or family members. All roles include rostered rotating shifts 24/7 - incl. night shifts.
If you enjoy the idea of working on a casual basis all year round whilst making a real difference, then we would love to hear from you, apply today!
About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Sunday, 5 June 2022.
For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor - Medical Directorate. Email: Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the fast-paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Covid vaccination requirements
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job/Health-Care-Assistant-Nursing-Resource-Unit/588410510/
|Location:||South Island - Otago - Dunedin|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community|
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