Allied Health Assistant
Allied Health Assistant – Full-time roles available
Allied Health Inpatient Team
North Shore Hospital
Specialist Medicine & Health of Older People
Are you an enthusiastic people’s person and wish to join a dynamic multi-disciplinary team that provides physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech language therapy and social work advocacy to people at North Shore Hospital?
We have a highly sought after opportunity for allied health assistants to join our acute inpatient team on a full time permanent basis. In this varied role you would work in a range of areas including the possibility of working in ICU and medical, orthopaedic and surgical wards, carrying out a range of tasks and activities to support patients care, recovery and rehabilitation. You need to be comfortable working with patients who require isolation as part of their care, eg. patients who are covid positive.
The successful applicants will work under the supervision of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech language therapists, and key tasks include assisting patients with prescribed therapy programmes, assisting clinicians in therapy sessions, or demonstrating how to use adaptive equipment to maximise independence and safety. Our preferred candidate will ideally have experience working with older adults and be familiar with working in a hospital setting.
You must be able to demonstrate the following key attributes:
- Excellent communication skills, particularly with older people & team members
- An adaptable and mature approach
- Commitment to on-going learning
- Good organisational and self-management skills
- Self-motivation, enthusiasm and initiative
Please direct specific queries about the role to Wendy Jessup, Team Manager Allied Health Inpatients email@example.com
To view the position description, please click here
For general queries or assistance with your online application, please contact Bairavi Thavarasa at Bairavi.Thavarasa@waitematadhb.govt.nz
Closing date: 20 January 2022
Job Number: WDHB13593
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - North Shore/West Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Therapy Assistant|
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