Allied Health Assistant
Southern Health
Invercargill, Southland
3d ago

Allied Health Assistant

Southland Hospital

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE), 40 hours per week
  • Fixed term until 21 / 04 / 2023
  • Opportunity to expand your clinical knowledge!
  • About the role

    This is a fantastic opportunity for allied health assistants who are interested in working as part of an inter-professional team.

    This position will see you working in acute areas supporting our planned care delivery, such as elective surgeries including hip and knee replacements and other orthopaedic surgery.

    You will be supporting a range of allied health professionals, including physiotherapists and occupational therapists to provide education, support and assist in the provision of equipment both pre and post-surgery.

    There may also be an opportunity to contribute to group classes both pre and post surgery.

    About you

    As someone with strong interpersonal skills, you will have no trouble communicating and interacting with a diverse range of staff and patients.

    Our ideal candidate will demonstrate the following :

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • A flexible and positive approach to work
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting and / or a relevant NZQA Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • A strong patient focus, including the ability to support patients’ cultural needs and preferences
  • A demonstrated ability to work under the direction and delegation of others
  • If you think you would be a great fit to our team, we would love to hear from you!

    Why Southern?

    Invercargill gives you everything you’d want from a city hospital, with a modern work environment, interesting work and a range of specialties, but there’s a small hospital with collegial feel to it.

    You’ll be on first-name terms with all the staff, including the doctors. Invercargill is a lovely city for families, with affordable housing and excellent education and adventure opportunities.

    Surrounded by beautiful scenery many of New Zealand’s major tourist destinations, (ski fields, national parks, vineyards) and hidden treasures are on Southlands doorstep.

    Life is easy without a major commute. And you’ll get free onsite parking. Check out : .

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