Health Care Assistant - Community Services Kapitiat Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)
Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)
Wellington Hospital, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

The Health Care Assistant s position supports the acute flow and supported discharge of patients discharging from the hospital into the Kapiti community setting.

The Health Care Assistant position works in the community setting with patients receiving personal care such as (showering) and Home Help (housework) helping with medication prompting and assists the District Nurse s with wound dressing.

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

Community Health Service Kapiti has a 20 hour per week Health Care Assistant (HCA), position available. The shifts are 4 hours and are mainly morning shifts at present from 8am up to 12.

00pm, Monday to Friday, evening shifts are from 6pm to 10pm and weekend shifts are as required according to the needs of the service.

Community Health Services provides assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and support services to individuals and families in their homes.

We offer an orientation programme and on-going education to HCA s.

The HCA s provide assistance with activities of daily living such as personal care and household tasks for clients who are temporarily incapacitated through illness or post-surgery.

A close relationship is maintained with the professional nursing staff (District Nurses) working in the area for on-going assessment and advice in delivery of personal care.

Moū About you

You are required to have :

  • Completed level three NZQA qualifications in Community Support Services (or its equivalent)
  • Current driver s licence and reliable transport
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Good communication skills
  • E pā ana ki a tatou About us

    Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.

    A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

    The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

    To find out more about us click on the following links :

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