Electrical Trades Assistant
Facilities and Property Services
Salary range $50k - $60k
Based at Southland Hospital
- Permanent, full-time position (1.0 FTE 40 hours per week)
- Supporting our electrical team in maintaining the hospital
There's a lot going on here at the Southern DHB - bring your enthusiasm and electrical skills to help us look after the health and wellbeing of our community.
About the opportunity
Our Facilities and Property team have a fantastic opportunity for a Trades Assistant to join the team and support our electricians at Southland Hospital. You'll be part of a team that keeps the lights on, keeps the hospital running, and maintains life-saving medical equipment, as well as supporting energy reduction projects as we move towards a carbon zero future.
A challenging, yet rewarding role, you will work alongside our electrical team to support a range of work, from portable appliance testing, changing lights, and moving plug sockets, to maintaining more specialist medical equipment. As a part of Facilities and Property, you'll help improve the health and wellbeing of our community.
Our ideal candidate will have the following:
- Experience working in a trades role
- An understanding of electrical work
- Knowledge of the healthcare environment would be hugely beneficial
And most importantly, you'll have a positive and helpful attitude, ready to get stuck in and help out any way you can. You'll be able to build and maintain solid working relationships with a broad range of people from industry experts to management and clinical staff. You will also have good time management skills, and great customer service skills.
In return for your skills and experience, we offer a supportive team environment where professional development is encouraged and supported. If you are looking for a challenging role with great job satisfaction, apply now!
About the DHB
The 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. Our customers - patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone.
Closing date: Thursday, 30 June 2022.
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.
Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
For further information please contact Recruitment Advisor, Hollie Bingham firstname.lastname@example.org
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/Electrical-Trades-Assistant/777258810/
|Location:||South Island - Southland - Invercargill|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Non-clinical - Facilities / Security - Facilities / Security|
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