Health Care Assistant - Orthopaedic Ward
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Tauranga, NZ
5d ago

Health Care Assistant Orthopaedic Ward

Permanent Part-time 64 hours per fortnight

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 (BOPDHB) 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

We have a permanent part-time vacancy for Health Case Assistant in our 40 bed, elective and acute care Orthopaedic Ward at Tauranga Hospital.

The role of the Health Care Assistant involves working under the direction of our highly motivated, friendly and enthusiastic nursing team who are committed to delivering comprehensive quality care to patients having had elective surgery, or experienced trauma.

Within this ward is an eight bed focused Orthopaedic Geriatric Unit to support patients as they make the transition back into the community setting.

The goal of the orthopaedic ward is to provide individualised focused patient care in a safe, supportive environment.

He korero mōu - About You

Applicants must have recent experience and have completed a Certificate in Health Care Assistance Level 4 (or other equivalent qualification.

You will need to be available to work across all seven days of the week, including morning, afternoon and night shifts.

Sound like you? We encourage you to apply today.

Ko o tatou painga Our Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • SWEAT, our onsite gym
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)
  • 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.

    The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work.

    The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.

    The Bay of Plenty District Health Board are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

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