Allied Health Assistant - Older Person's Health
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
1d ago

Allied Health Assistant Older Person’s Health

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent, full time (1.0 FTE), 40 hours per week
  • Join a supportive and welcoming team!
  • About the Opportunity

    We have an exciting opportunity for an Allied Health Assistant to work as an integral member of our inpatient rehabilitation team!

    We are seeking a motivated and personable individual to provide therapy input and support for patients that are recovering from a range of conditions that may include stroke, orthopaedic surgery or brain injury.

    You'll work closely with clients and their whānau, assisting occupational therapists, physiotherapists, Speech and language therapists and social workers with interventions and rehabilitation plans to help older people regain independence.

    About You

    You will be a proactive, energetic individual who has experience working with people.

    You will also need to demonstrate the following :

  • Be a great team player and willing to learn new skills.
  • Committed and reliable.
  • Ability to follow instructions whilst using your initiative and common sense.
  • Consider yourself physically fit (as there is a physical element to this role).
  • Confidence with computer skills.
  • If you enjoy a team environment and are looking for your next exciting career move, we would love to hear from you. We take pride in supporting our staff to grow and provide a range of learning opportunities.

    Please provide as part of your application a CV and cover letter.

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Why Dunedin?

    The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

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