Therapy Assistant
Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland City, AUK
1d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandTherapy AssistantCloses 17 Dec 2019Posted 11 Dec 2019Allied Health Therapy AssistantPermanent, Part time (24 hours per week - Tuesday to Friday)The Centralised Equipment Team at Waitematā District Health Board is seeking an Allied Health Therapy Assistant for an innovative and exciting role.

The Centralised Equipment Team was established 6 months ago and is responsible for the tracking and retrieval of rental equipment for patients across allied health and community district nursing at Waitematā DHB.

This role will be part time (24 hours per week) working Tuesday to Friday.This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Centralised equipment team, to work alongside another therapy assistant and the lead clinician in a supported team environment.

Tasks include maintaining data in the tracking system from the time equipment is ordered to confirming its collection. This involves data entry, problem solving, decision making, and coordination of processes.

Your role will include liaising with patients, families and colleagues across the organisation and the equipment service provider.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience working with older adults and be familiar with processes within the hospital and / or community environment.

Our preferred candidate will ideally have knowledge of the use of adaptive equipment to maximise independence and safety in the community.

You must be able to demonstrate the following key attributes : Excellent communication skills, particularly with older people & team members over the phone and via e-mailCompetent computer and administration skillsExcellent attention to detailAn adaptable and mature approachGood organisational and self-management skillsCommitment to on-going learningSelf-motivation, enthusiasm and initiativeHave a full drivers licenceBe physically able to install / collect equipmentPosition opportunities : Be part of a supportive team environmentContribute to best practice initiatives for improvementEnhance and development of your skillsTo view the Position Description, please click hereFor assistance with your application, please contact Wednesday Darling, Recruitment Consultant on wednesday.

darling waitematadhb.govt.nz or 09 442 7248Job Reference : WDHB9411Closing date : Tuesday 17th December

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