Health Care Assistant - Surgical Services (Wd 9)
2 x permanent part-time position, each working 56 hours a fortnight (0.7FTE)
Applicants must be entitled to work in NZ at the time of applying for their applications to be considered. Applications must be submitted online via our careers site.
- Work alongside our nursing team to help provide services to patients
- Opportunity to learn and further develop your skills
- Professional development opportunities
- Full-time equivalent (FTE) salary is $51.77 to $61,540 dependent on relevant qualifications and experience
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki ēnei mahi (About these positions)
We have two permanent part-time positions available, each working 56 hours a fortnight (0.7FTE), within our surgical ward which has a strong Orthopaedic, Gynaecology and Otolaryngology focus in an acute and elective environment.
You will be working across AM, PM, Mid and Night shifts rostered Sunday to Monday as follows:
- AM: 7.00AM to 3.30PM
- PM: 2.45PM to 11.15PM
- Mid shift: 1100AM to 7.30PM
- Night: 10.45PM to 7.15AM
We practice in a collaborative patient partnership model of care to achieve best outcomes for our patients/families and whānau. As a Health Care Assistant you will be part of our dedicated nursing environment with full support. Your role is to work within the team to assist nursing staff in care delivery, one-to-one patient watches and other tasks as directed.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
We are looking for people with a mature outlook and proven ability to communicate in a clear, considerate manner with genuine compassion. They will also have the ability to work in a flexible and methodical manner, demonstrate honesty and reliability, and use appropriate initiative.
Experience within the health sector is preferred but is not essential as full training will be provided.
- Year 11 NCEA level 1 English (or equivalent)
- Year 11 NCEA level 1 Maths (or equivalent)
- NZQA level 3 qualification (or equivalent)*
- Home Carer Certificate (or equivalent)
*NZQA Level 3: New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Health Assistance Strand, if not previously obtained, is to be commenced once orientations have been attended.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough - s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Ngā huanga o ēnei mahi (The benefits of these positions)
You will be joining a great team that values teamwork and is committed to supporting the best possible health outcomes for our patients. You will feel included, consulted and supported in our team. We work hard, we do a fantastic job and we enjoy doing it. Most importantly we achieve more by doing it together!
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you! Simply click on the Apply now button and follow the prompts.
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 539 5746.
Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.
Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
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