Health Care Assistants – Surgical Services (Ward 10)
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson, NZ
3d ago
  • Work alongside our nursing team to help provide services to patients
  • Be interested in working with people
  • Opportunity to learn and further develop your skills
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki ēnei mahi (Aboutthese positions)

    Ward 10 is a 27 bed GeneralSurgical ward which provides acute and elective care across Colorectal,Vascular, Urology, Breast and Trauma specialties and includes a 3 bedIntermediate Care Unit (IMCU).

    Weare looking for three vibrantand enthusiastic health care assistants to join our team working 8 hour shifts across AM,PM and Nights, rostered Sunday to Monday.

  • 2 positions each working 56 hours afortnight (0.7FTE).
  • 1 position working 48 hours a fortnight(0.6FTE).
  • We practice in a collaborative patientpartnership model of care to achieve best outcomes for our patients / familiesand whānau.

    As a Health Care Assistant you will be part of ourdedicated nursing environment with full support. Your role is to work withinthe team to assist nursing staff in care delivery, one-to-one patient watchesand other tasks as directed.

    Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

    Weare looking for applicants with a mature outlook, the ability to get on with awide variety of people and excellent communication skills.

    You will also havethe ability to work in a flexible and methodical manner, demonstrate reliability,and use appropriate initiative.

    Experiencewithin the health sector is preferred, but is not essential as full trainingwill be provided.


  • Year 11 NCEA level 1 English (or equivalent)
  • Year 11 NCEA level 1 Maths (or equivalent)
  • NZQA level 3 qualification (or equivalent)*
  • Desirable

  • Home Carer Certificate (or equivalent)
  • Mandatoryrequirement

  • NZQALevel 3 : New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Health AssistanceStrand, if not previously obtained, is to becommenced once orientations have been attended.
  • Āmātou rōpū (About our team)

    Nelson Marlborough Healthis the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means theopportunities here are vast.

    Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitalsbut we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community.

    Wehave a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity,innovation, respect and teamwork.

    Ētahiatu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Ngā huanga o ēnei mahi(The benefits of thesepositions)

    You will bejoining a great team that values teamwork and is committed to supporting thebest possible health outcomes for patients.

    Keen to apply now, it’seasy. Please fill in our online application form.

    For general enquiries pleasecontact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. For rolespecific information please contact Carolyn Anderson Charge Nurse Manager Ward 10 on .


    Applications close : Sunday 6th December

    Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses TeTiriti o Waitangi.

    We believe that to achieve equity in healthoutcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves.

    We strongly encourage applications from all cultures and we recruit for cultural competence.

    Hewaka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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