Health Care Assistant - Children's Ward
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
3d ago

Healthcare Assistant Children’s Ward

Dunedin Public Hospital

  • Permanent, part-time 0.4 FTE (32 hours per fortnight)
  • We have an exciting part-time opportunity available for a positive and proactive individual to support our team on the Children’s Ward here at Dunedin Hospital.

    This role will see you primarily focusing your attention to the overall needs of the Children’s Ward. This is a varied role within a clinical environment and as an exceptional team player you will need to be able to take instruction and direction from the nurses on the ward whilst having a helpful and team focused approach to making a difference to the environment and care provided to children under our care.

    As Healthcare Assistant you will be involved in :

  • Supporting our nurses and other members of the healthcare team
  • Patient supervision
  • Restocking equipment
  • Ward maintenance
  • We are looking for someone who is :

  • Holder of a current Food Handler’s Certificate this is an essential requirement for this position
  • Motivated with a positive approach to your work
  • Patient and family / whanau focussed
  • Compassionate and understanding
  • Enthusiastic and friendly with bags of initiative
  • If you are passionate about a career in healthcare and think you have what it takes to excel as a Healthcare Assistant here at Dunedin Hospital, we would love to hear from you! This role works rostered shifts Monday to Sunday

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out https : / / careers.southernhealth.nz / for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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