Health Care Assistant - Medical Ward
Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)
Bay of Plenty
4d 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.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board 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.

The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

Do you have experience as a Health Care Assistant and enjoy working in a team? If so, take the opportunity to join our dynamic team in our busy Acute Medical Ward.

We have permanent part-time positions available with a range of hours up to 64 hours per fortnight.

As a Health Care Assistant, you will assist the Registered Nurses to deliver a high standard of nursing care to patients.

This position means you work under the direction of our friendly and enthusiastic nursing team who are committed to delivering comprehensive quality care to patients.

Applicants should hold a NZQA Health Care Assistant Programme Level 4 Certificate in Health Care Assistance or equivalent however applicants without this qualification will also be considered.

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
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)
  • Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi Our Values

    At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

    Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) 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.

    The BOPDHB 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.

    Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB 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.

    All applications must be made online.

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