Health Care Assistant - Lakes District Hospital
Southern Health
Queenstown Lakes
4d ago

Health Service Assistant

Lakes District Hospital Queenstown

  • Fixed term positions to 15 January 2023
  • Work in one of the most enviable parts of the country!
  • Full-time and part-time positions available
  • About the Role

    As part of our preparations for endemic Covid-19 in the community we are seeking fit, motivated people to join our team as Health Service Assistants.

    Work will be on our General Ward assisting the nursing team with a range of duties including : -

  • 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
  • Or you may assisting with screening of visitors and patients at the hospital entrance. The work will involve rostered shift work.

    We have several positions available. These positions are fixed term for up to one year. Please indicate on your application your preferred FTE hours.

    The rostered hours are Monday to Sunday.

    About You

    Ideally, but not essentially, you are an experienced Health Care Assistant and will be familiar with the activities assigned to you.

    You will be providing support to the nursing staff to ensure an effective and efficient service. If you have high standards of cleanliness and hygiene, good organisational skills and a proven ability to carry out manual tasks, we would love to hear from you! It is also essential that you can communicate clearly and concisely and have a positive attitude towards work.

    If you have previous experience working in health / disability settings or with the general public, this would be an advantage.

    Why Queenstown?

    Lake Wakatipu set against the dramatic Southern Alps and Queenstown, renowned for adventure sports, is also a base for exploring the region’s vineyards and historic mining towns.

    There’s bungy jumping off Kawarau Gorge suspension bridge and jet-boating on the Shotover and Dart rivers. In winter, there’s skiing on the slopes of the Remarkables and Coronet Peak.

    Now is a great time to re-locate to the Southern District if you were considering the move the Southern District offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it’s the outdoors - kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; or theatre, live-music or art or shopping and dining out there’s literally something for everyone. Check out .

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