Allied Health Assistant / Kaiāwhina Taurimatanga Hauora Kōtui (ORA)
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora ' Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Wellington Regional Hospital
Service: Older Adults, Rehabilitation and Allied Health services (ORA)
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
We're looking for an experienced, enthusiastic person who is able to motivate others and provide top notch allied health support.
The person in this role will be taking on activities delegated by Allied Health Professionals including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Speech Language Therapists and Dietitians.
Under delegation, you'll be working with patients in the hospital setting, outpatients and, at times, in the patients home. The aim is to help the person prepare for discharge from hospital after an admission. You will provide support to Allied Health Professionals to carry out delegated tasks such as screening notes, acting as a second pair of hands for patient transfers, practicing mobility or activities of daily living with patients, issuing equipment, facilitating group classes as well as being responsible for some administration tasks.
The successful applicant will have a busy and varied day, working across a range of professions and with a variety of people. This position is in friendly and supportive teams. If you are physically fit, hardworking, reliable, able to multi-task and are keen to learn, it may be the role for you.
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
As an Allied Health Assistant you will be part of the Allied Health Whanau which includes Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Social workers, Dieticians and Speech Language therapists. You will work in a team of 5 Allied Health Assistants providing services to patients admitted to Wellington Hospital.
Moū ' About you
The person we are looking for will have the following skills attributes and experience
- Previous experience in a healthcare setting, preferably within a hospital setting
- Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
- Good organisational skills and able to work alone with patients under delegation
- Team working
- Honesty and reliability
- Full Driver's license
- Holder of National Certificate in Community Support (level 3) Core Competencies or National Certificate in Health, Disability and Aged Support (level 3) (Health Assistants ' Rehabilitation Assistance or Health Assistance strand) or equivalent (or willingness to complete one of these qualifications)
E pā ana ki a ta'tou ' About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH263-22) in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Wellington Central|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Therapy Assistant|
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