Health Care Assistant, District Nursing
Palmerston North, NZ
1d ago

Please note - applications will be reviewed as they are received and shortlisting may take place earlier than the closing date advertised.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua regions.

With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, the health care provider also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

To comply with the current Health Order, MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19.

We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria. MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

If you are looking for a change, are passionate about working in the community setting as well as a degree of administration / clerical tasks with a dynamic, friendly team, then this position could be you.

The District Nursing Service is looking to employ an enthusiastic, motivated person to work part time (15 hrs per week) shifts.

To be considered you will need to be able to demonstrate :

  • The ability and the right attitude to work alongside our Registered Nurses in the community
  • Hold a full NZ drivers licence and confident driving at night
  • Adaptability and flexibility to adapt to sudden change
  • A strong customer focus
  • An ability to be highly organised, with lots of initiative
  • Professional presentation and behaviour
  • Attention to detail.
  • We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.

    Don’t delay applying if you think you’re the right fit to join the MidCentral team!

    MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks.

    These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

    To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

    General Information

    MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.

    Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000.

    In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.

    Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures.

    Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

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