Health Care Assistant
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, Waikato
6d ago

Job Description

  • Health Care Assistant (TEK00042)Health Care Assistant : TEK00042
  • Where you’ll be working : Southern Rural Health Services, Te Kuiti Hospital

    The details : Permanent position 56 Hours per fortnight - Rostered

    Are you looking for a career opportunity in healthcare? This position is supporting the nursing staff, to care for patients across the service at Te Kuiti Hospital and Community Services.

    This includes being able to provide routine activities of daily living for patients under the delegation and direction of a registered nurse.

    Assist and complete other tasks and activities to support the functioning of the service. This position is for 56 hours per fortnight with the opportunity to work extra hours when required.

    It will be essential for you to have the following requirements :

  • Be a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Having some previous experience as a health care assistant would be beneficial
  • Be competent at using a computer
  • It will be desirable for you to have the following :

  • Have undertaken some training relevant to the health care assistant role
  • Show how you can work in a customer service team and relate well to people.
  • Have high energy as this is a busy demanding role
  • COVID-19 :

    The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy.

    The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

    Why us :

    Te Kuiti is situated, approximately 75min south of Hamilton. The community offers many opportunities for you to be involved in clubs and activities, and is central to many activities such as water sports, tramping, kayaking and cycling.

    Why Waikato :

    Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences.

    You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glowworm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.

    Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.

    Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here :

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