Allied Health Assistant/ Kaiawhina
Canterbury District Health Board
Hokitika, NZ
1d ago

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  • You will be a key member of our Allied Health team
  • You will be assisting with group activities & supervise individual activities across our inpatient and community settings
  • Your main focus will be to work with patients, as delegated by Allied Health Professionals such as Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians and Social Workers
  • As an Allied Health Assistant you will be workingacross our Allied Health Services based in one of our locality teams (Westport,Greymouth or Hokitika).

    You will be working alongside and assisting our AlliedHealth teams in their work with adults and children, in our hospital and healthcentres, in community settings and in peoples’ homes.

    It is an excellent rolefor someone who may be looking for their first role in a Health Environment ora passionate care giver who is wanting to make the shift into wellbeing andrehabilitation oriented roles.

    You will also be supported in your furthercareer development starting with Careerforce Level 3 training within your first12 months in the role.

    Please state clearly in your application which roleyou are applying for / interested in

    We are looking for someone with the followingtraits

  • Caring personality & encouraging to others
  • Ability to work autonomously and to contribute positively to a team
  • High levels of honesty and reliability
  • Have a commitment to Tikanga Māori and adapting those values into daily work
  • Have a current driver’s licence
  • What we are about

    We are unique and like no other in New Zealand witha close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

    We will help you grow as a leader in rural healthwith a continued focus on your career development.

    We continue to break new ground and shape ourhealth system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

    Why us

    This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us meanssharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our teamas we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care.

    We offercompetitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme tocandidates who will join us in this.

    What’s Next

    Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so ifthis sounds like you, please apply now!

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