Healthcare Assistant (Part-Time), Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, Te Whatu Ora
Are you looking for a supportive and rewarding place to work? Come Join the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit Team at Te Whatu Ora-Counties Manukau!
Part time, Full time and casual positions with flexible work hours are available. Earn as you learn positions also on offer for Health Care Assistants.
The Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit is a specialised centre for people who have sustained a spinal cord injury, through trauma or a medical event. We are only one of two specialised regional units in New Zealand. Our interdisciplinary team have a great collaborative approach to ensure we maximise each persons’ potential. Our aim is to provide support, education and empower each individual along with their whanau to allow them to return to their home and community.
We want you as part of our team which offers in-patient, out-patient and outreach services. This is a very fulfilling job as you establish therapeutic relationships with those needing specialised rehab over their 2-16 week length of stay. Spinal cord injury not only affects mobility and sensation below the level of injury but has many systemic effects. People often think of spinal nursing as ‘sad’ and ‘heavy’ but the environment is full of fun and hope, as we celebrate each small win and milestone with the patients along their journey.
We provide a supported 3 month orientation period, inclusive of a 3-4 weeks supernumerary period. This time consists of practical, ELearning and theoretical teaching. We have regular onsite in-service programme and there are opportunities to attend conferences or engage in programmes to extend you learning. By joining our team you will be on a solid career path for your future development and growth within a supportive organisation.
We can offer you:
- An excellent team environment with exceptional leadership
- Training and education opportunities including post graduate study and research
- The chance to develop knowledge in this speciality
- Long term career opportunities
- Free car parking!!
All we want from you is initiative; good communication skills; the ability to think critically; an empathetic approach and desire to develop in rehabilitative care.
- Health Care assistant qualification
- Experience in Rehabilitation
For more information please contact the Recruitment Consultant Angela Silafai at 021 538 658
Job Number: CMH20229975
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - South & East Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community|
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