Casual Driverat Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
Christchurch, NZ
2d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs
  • Casual Role
  • Play a supportive role in transporting patients
  • Ability to work rostered weekday and weekend shifts
  • Our Purpose : Why we do it

    When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region.

    Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

    The Team : What we do

    The Transport Team supports the Princess Margaret Hospital and looks after various car pools throughout Christchurch. The team looks after car parking, taxis and manages the CDHB fleet.

    The Role : Where you fit in

    This Driver plays a very important part of safely transporting patients to and from the hospital and DHB carparks. You will be required to drive a small van with patients and therefore you should be able to effectively support patients getting into and out the van.

    In this role, you will be responsible for :

  • Transport patients to and from the hospital safely
  • Assist patient in getting in and out of the van
  • Maintain a safe environment
  • Communicate with patients and their whānau
  • Transport medical records
  • Transport goods and parcels
  • Conduct weekly maintenance vehicle checks
  • Your skills will include :

  • Current and valid full drivers license
  • Current P endorsement (essential)
  • Must be able to drive a manual and automatic car
  • High level of Patient confidentiality
  • Ability to build solid relationships with others
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • First aid would be desirable
  • This Driver role requires you to work weekday evenings between 3 : 15pm and 8 : 30pmand weekends between 10 : 45am and 8 : 15pm.

    To be successful in this roleyou must be available to work these shifts and on occasion, you may berequested to work more hours.

    Our Culture : What matters to us

    Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

    Putting people at the heart of all we do

    Health is ultimately all about people. What s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

    Belonging Here : Becoming part of our story

    Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

    The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population.

    The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

    The role that youare applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has beenvaccinated against Covid-19.

    It istherefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated againstCovid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will comeinto contact with a large number of people, some of whom may bevulnerable.

    Without a vaccine, there isthe risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also toendeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as aresult of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

    If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

    Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at complete an application.

    For additional information about this role please contact us on

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