Kaiāwhina/Kaiātawhai - Community Support Worker
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson, NZ
5d ago

Nelson Marlborough Health seeks passionate community support workers

  • Passionfor community health delivery & the wellbeing of our population
  • Great teamplayer
  • Currentfull drivers’ licence is essential
  • Upto full time permanent positions, with a minimum of 56 hours per fortnight(0.7fte)
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki ēnei mahi(About these positions)

    Thepurpose of this role is to support the community services including, but notlimited : public health, district nursing, Te Piki Oranga and allied health teamsas they work across the Te Tau Ihu community and in people’s homes to promote rehabilitationand health, prevent disease and maintain wellness.

    You will need to be flexibleand able to work in a variety of different settings including people’s homes,schools and clinics.

    Key elements of this role may include :

  • assisting allied healthprofessionals to deliver rehabilitation programmes within people’s homes
  • sourcing, delivering andset up of equipment to promote health, wellbeing and maintaining independence
  • supporting the publichealth nursing teams with vaccination programmes,
  • assisting at communitybased Covid 19 testing centres
  • assisting a districtnurse with a wound dressing and personal cares,
  • supporting the enuresisbed alarm programme or following up on oral health referrals
  • plus other tasksdelegated health professionals.
  • Ko wai he kaitonotōtika? (Who is an appropriateapplicant?)

    You will beflexible, an excellent communicator, a team player and have a good sense ofhumour. You will be committed to the principles of the Te Tiriti of Waitangiand achieving equity.

    You will beequally comfortable working with older adults as you are with young people,babies and whānau. This isa diverse role and you will need the ability to think on your feet.

    On the job training, supervision andsupport will be provided.

    Wewelcome applications from people with an interest in community work and healthcare provision.

    For the health and safety of bothstaff and patients, and in line with the Health Order, all NMH staff arerequired to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

    Ā mātou rōpū (About ourteam)

    Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider forNew Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 156,000people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of communityservices.

    We provide a great place to work with professionaldevelopment opportunities, job security, and workplacewellness programmes.

    Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Keento apply now, it’s easy. Please click apply now and fill in our online applicationform.

    Forgeneral enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or03 546 1274. Alternatively, for role specific information Hilary Exton -

    Applicationsclose : Thursday 20th January 2022 (extended)

    NelsonMarlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    We believethat 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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