Patient Support & Security Worker
Nelson Marlborough Health
Wairau, NZ
2d ago

PatientSupport & Security Worker, Wairau Hosp.

  • Do you have great interpersonal skills with the ability to de-escalate tense situations?
  • 12-month, fixed-term positions
  • Emergency Department, Wairau Hospital
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

    We are looking for aperson who can assist our teams to ensure that we continue to provide awelcoming and safe environment.

    As aPatient Support and Security Worker you will focus on working with staff tobest meet the needs of patients and their whānau accessing our services.

    We have two 12-month, fixed-term positions available asfollows :

    Position 1 working 48 hours a fortnight (0.6FTE)

  • Shift : 11 : 30AM to 8 : 00PM
  • Roster : Every Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
  • Position 2 working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE)

  • Shift : 11 : 30AM to 8 : 00PM
  • Roster : Every Wednesday, Thursday, Fridayand Saturday
  • It would be ideal if you had the flexibility to work additionalshifts from time-to-time, covering staff leave.

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

    You will be thetype of person who works in a rational and calm manner and who has the skillsand experience to effectively de-escalate difficult situations and promote asafe and therapeutic environment.

    You will be able to relate well to patientsand their visitors. You will be able to work with the clinical team and followdirections.

    Previous experiencein security, or a related industry is preferred. However, this is not essentialas training will be provided.

    Additionally you will have :

  • empathyand a non-judgemental attitude towards patients and members of the public
  • theability to relate with ease to people from a variety of different cultures andbackgrounds
  • theability to recognise and pass on issues that may affect patient welfare
  • a goodlevel of physical fitness and mobility
  • Please read theassociated position description (available on the NMDHB Careers site) to gain afull overview of the role.

    For the health and safety of both staff andpatients, and in line with the Health Order, all NMH staff are required to befully vaccinated for COVID-19.

    Ā mātou rōpū (Aboutour team)

    Nelson MarlboroughHealth is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means theopportunities here are endless.

    Our main locations are Nelson and WairauHospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of thecommunity.

    Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a greatteam and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation,respect and teamwork.

    Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

    Inthis role you will be able to apply your interpersonal skills to make a realdifference to people’s lives. At Nelson Marlborough Health we do great work andwe need a great team to help us deliver.

    For generalenquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

    Forrole specific information please contact Wendy Gibbins, Team Leader Security & Orderlies at .

    Keen toapply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.


    Applications close : Open until filled - Applications will be reviewed as received sowe encourage you to apply early.

    Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorsesTe Tiriti o Waitangi.

    We believe that to achieve equity in healthoutcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves.

    We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and werecruit for cultural competence.

    He waka eke noa.We are all in this together.

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