Healthcare Assistant - Oxford Community Hospital
Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
Rural Canterbury, South Island
1d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

About this role

  • One 0.7 FTE part time fixed-term position (ending approx. 25 / 02 / 2022)
  • An integral part of the team, assisting patients and supporting staff.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Our Purpose : Why we do it

    Whenyou work with the Canterbury District Health Board, your part of something veryspecial. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 NewZealanders that live in the Canterbury region.

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

    The Team : What we do

    OxfordCommunity Hospital is a 13 bed hospital offering continuing care of theelderly, medical, palliative care andrespite care for the local community.

    Weare after proactive, confident and energetic Healthcare Assistants to join ourteam : one on a fixed term. This is an excellentopportunity to gain experience in a rural setting.

    You will contribute to thefriendly, cohesive team by providing expert care to the patients.

    TheRole : Whereyou fit in

    In this role, you will be responsiblefor :

  • Assisting nursing staff with patient care - their personal cares and activities
  • Ensuring the ward environment is tidy, safe and hazard free
  • Your skills will include : Punctuality, reliability and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Versatile, good time management, good communication skills, caring, able to think outside the square, and an interest in activities and cooking would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience as a Healthcare Assistant is highly desired
  • There is one 0.7 FTE fixed termposition available, ending approx. 25 / 02 / 2022. This is 56 hours per fortnight,with the majority of these shifts being mornings.

    The roster is an 8 weekrotating roster so the days will change and some weekend work will be required.

    Our Culture : What matters to us

    Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

    Putting people at the heart of all wedo

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

    Belonging Here : Becoming part of our story

    Beingpart of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantasticbenefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoingfocus on your career development.

    TheCanterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure wedeliver the best care for our diverse population.

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

    Ifthis role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then pleasevisit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit yourexpertise.

    Applicationsare only accepted online so please visit our website at completean application.

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