Health Care Assistant Thames
Where you’ll be working: START, Older Persons and Rehabilitation (OPR) Thames
The details: Permanent part-time position of 72hrs per fortnight is available. Rostered Monday to Sunday
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
START (Supported Transfer and Accelerated Rehabilitation Team) is an Older Persons and Rehabilitation led programme which provides and promote rehabilitation of patients within their home environment primarily for over 65 year olds and Stroke patients of all age.
START aims to reduce the pressure on hospital beds, through avoiding hospital admissions, earlier discharge, preventing readmissions and improving the quality of care for this group of patients.
We require dynamic health care assistants with a passion for rehabilitation in the community setting to join our team.
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Mōu | About you
The health care assistants we are looking for will:
• Have experience working in the community setting preferably with the older person
• Assist with the routine activities of daily living within the patient’s own home
• Work within an interdisciplinary team to meet patient goals
• Provide care delegated by a registered nurse or allied health professional
• Commit to ongoing education and development
• Be a team player
• Hold a full NZ drivers licence
If you are interested in being part of this innovative service, we would welcome your application.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
• Whakamana – Give and earn respect
• Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
• Mauri Pai – Fair play
• Whakapakari – Growing the good
• Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles. Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Caitlin.Oldman@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to your role and need to be supported.
|Location:||North Island - Waikato - Hamilton|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community|
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