Health Care Assistant - Surgical
South Canterbury District Health Board
Timaru, South Canterbury, NZ
18m ago

Surgical Ward Timaru Hospital

Permanent, PartTime, 64 hours per Fortnight, Rostered Shifts

Watch this video to learn how this moment is yours!

Life is a collection of small moments : meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At SCDHB, we wantto support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter.

Are you readyto join us?

Right now, we’re looking for a Health CareAssistant with the ability to handle pressure to join our Surgical ward. You’ll enjoy the flexibility of atruly varied role where there is never a dull moment or a day that looks likeanother!

You will work under the direction andsupervision of registered nurses to assist in providing care and support to pre& post-operative patients, (inaddition to undertaking other necessary housekeeping’ tasks throughout theward).

Ideally you will have directly relevant workexperience in a care facility, or have worked for a recognised healthcareprovider and therefore you are able to demonstrate abilities in :

  • assisting people who have major health care needs
  • utilising well developed communication skills to enhance patient experiences while they are under our care
  • actively supporting the wider team to achieve goals, while seeking assistance when necessary
  • taking the initiative, (i.e. sees something requiring attention and simply does it)
  • displaying genuine sensitivity (and culturally empathy) toward others
  • maintaining unfailing confidentiality in all respects
  • presenting a friendly positive approach to colleagues, patients & visitors alike
  • delivering safe quality care and client centred services.
  • Whychoose South Canterbury DHB?

    As one ofthe country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow -you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flatstructure : processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture.

    With us,you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows yourname.

    On top ofall that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle : between the beachand the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

    At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect andexcellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team,as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for ourpatients and communities.

    If you share in these core values and bring them intoevery aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

    Apply now -this moment is yours!

    Pleaseapply for this vacancy online at https : / /

    Welook forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

    If you have any questions regarding thisrole please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

    Applications close : 29 November 2021

    This jobadvert may close early once a suitable applicant is found.

    As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that allpatient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the laterstages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisationrecords for infection control purposes.

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