We have an exciting opportunity for a full time, permanent HealthCare Assistant to join our Southern Community Health TeamThe Manukau Community Health Care team services the Manukau and Franklin Locality as a part of Counties Manukau District Health Board and will be based in Papakura and Pukekohe.
This interdisciplinary team provides assessment and treatment for clients in their own homes.The vital role of a HealthCare Assistant is to provide community based services that support patients to remain in their own homes.
Healthcare Assistants deliver appropriately delegated health interventions under the supervision of a clinician. Tasks include pressure area care, support to take medications (prompting), assist and support with home exercise programme, set up equipment and educate / train patient, stoma and catheter care and simple wound care.
Another part of the role will include supporting our new re-ablement programme.You will be required to work primarily out of the Manukau or Franklin Community Health Care base and occasionally, required to work across the other Home Health Care bases.
The ideal candidate for this role will be an adaptable, flexible, able to use own initiative and professional with a can do’ attitude.
You will be given a comprehensive orientation, and opportunities for on-going in-service education.The Southern Community Health Team provides services 7 days a week.
Essential Requirements : Health Care Assistant Level 4 certificateFull & Clean NZ Driver's LicenceCommunity experience (preferred)For more information please contact Amon Iva in the Recruitment Centre on (09)259 5007.
Applications close : 27th May 2021Job number : CMH20215058At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.
To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities.
We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan.
Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind Manaakitanga, Together Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga.
If these are your values too, then join us today.