Health Care Assistant - Nursing Resource Team
Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)
Bay of Plenty
4h ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

Mō Tātou About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more.

Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.

We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.

Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

He kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity? Do you love variety at work?

Whakatāne Hospital is seeking Health Care Assistants (HCAs) to be part of our Nursing Resource Team. The HCAs on this team respond to unexpected short notice leave, periods of high demand and patients that may require ongoing supervision.

The HCA role is to assist the Registered Nurse in delivering a high standard of nursing care to patients in hospital. This position involves working under the direction of nursing teams who are committed to delivering comprehensive, quality care to patients.

We also offer a variety of educational opportunities.

He korero mōu - About You

Preferred applicants will have a certificate in Health Care Assistance Level 3 (or other relevant qualification) and have current experience working as an HCA in a health care setting or in a related health care service.

You must also be entitled to work in New Zealand.

We are looking for health care assistants who are self-motivated, adaptable and who have a positive, can-do attitude. If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today!

This role requires the successful applicant to be able to work rostered shifts including morning, afternoon and nights across all seven days.

Please state in your cover letter how many hours you wish to be considered for.

Ko o Tatou Painga Our Benefits

  • In-House career development
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • SWEAT, our onsite gym
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)
  • Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi Our Values

    At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

    Our manaakitanga CARE values ( C ompassion, A ll-one-team, R esponsive and E xcellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say.

    Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

    Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

    It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

    You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click APPLY NOW. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.

    For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Barbara Armstrong Whakatane Hospital Operations Manager at barbara.

    armstrong bopdhb.govt.nz

    Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.

    Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

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