Health Care Assistants (Casual Pool) Nelson Hospital
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson, NZ
5d ago
  • Casual positions working across a range of shifts and wards
  • Assist nursing staff to provide patient-centred care in a supportive environment
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About thisposition)

    We are looking for people who have amature outlook and the ability to get on witha wide variety of people. As a Health Care Assistant you will be part of ourdedicated nursing environment with full support.

    Your role is to work withinthe team to assist nursing staff in care delivery, one to one patient watches, and other tasks as directed.

    It is important that you have theflexibility to work both rostered and rotating shifts, including night duty, asneeded. As these are casual positions you couldexpect ad hoc shifts (covering leave and illness), with some forward planningand scheduling available when covering planned leave.

    As this is an 'open until filled' vacancy, applications will be reviewed regularly and progressed as the casual resource pool requires additional staff.

    Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

    You will need to be caring and compassionatewith the desire to provide quality, patient-centred care. You will also have the ability to work in a flexible and methodicalmanner, be honest and reliable, and use appropriate initiative.

    Good communicationis essential, along with the ability to develop your skills and knowledge.

    Experience within the health sector ispreferred, but not essential as full training will be provided.

    Required qualifications include :


  • Year 11 NCEA level 1 English (or equivalent)
  • Year 11 NCEA level 1 Maths (or equivalent)
  • NZQA Level 3 qualification (or equivalent)*
  • Mandatory Requirement

  • NZQA Level 3 : New Zealand Certificatein Health and Wellbeing - Health Assistance Strand, if not previously attained,to be commenced once orientations have been attended.
  • Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

    Nelson Marlborough Health isthe main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we areNelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities hereare endless.

    Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we arespread across the region and service all parts of the community.

    Our work canbe challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard tomake a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

    Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Keento apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form

    For general enquiries pleasecontact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.Alternatively, for role specific information please contact Jayne Rolfe, ChargeNurse Manager Patient Flow on

    Ref : N20-466

    Applications close : Open until filled

    NelsonMarlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Webelieve that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforcereflective of the population it serves.

    We strongly encourage applications fromcandidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

    He waka eke noa. We are all in thistogether.

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