HealthCare Assistant - COVID Response - Dunedin
Southern Health
Otago
6h ago

HealthCare Assistant COVID Response

Dunedin and Wakari Hospitals

  • Help keep us all safe
  • Fixed term until end of August 2022
  • Part time and Full time, from 20 hours to 40 hours per week as suits
  • This position will be a vital role for our COVID response team, through the provision of providing assistance to our Nursing teams in Dunedin and Wakari Hospitals during the next stages of the COVID-19 pandemic response.

    We are able to offer you a role of between 20 and 40 hours per week, whichever suits your needs, starting immediately until late August 2022.

    In this role you will have the opportunity being able to experience working in various parts of the hospital and get to see the ins and outs of the whole hospital, in a unique situation.

    There is the potential you may be working each day in a different environment. All roles include rostered shifts 24 / 7 - including night shifts.

    As Health Care Assistant you will be involved in :

  • Supporting our nurses and other members of the health care team
  • Patient supervision and / or movement
  • Patient cares as required
  • Stock reconciliation
  • Ward maintenance
  • Patient watch, with one-on-one care as required
  • About You

    We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants with previous health care experience, but also from those who are dynamic, friendly and can demonstrate a high level of initiative.

    You will be committed to high standards of practice, be well organised and have excellent communication skills.

    It is important that candidates are motivated, flexible, have a level of maturity about them and of course plenty of enthusiasm.

    Experience working with people in a caring capacity is essential, whether that experience is gained from within a professional environment, or from caring for children or family members.

    If you think you would like to be able to join our teams and provide vital support to the clinical staff and patients alike we are keen to hear from you.

    It is our intention to provide you with an induction to the role, that includes a two day training programme to ensure you are fully equipped to under the role as a valuable part of the team.

    All roles include rostered rotating shifts 24 / 7 - incl. night shifts. Shift times are 7am-3.30pm, 2.30-11pm and 10.30-7am.

    If you enjoy the idea of working flexibly whilst making a huge difference to our community in these COVID times then we would love to hear from you, apply today!

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