Casual Therapy Assistant, Allied Health, North Shore Hospital
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
4d ago

CasualTherapy Assistant

AlliedHealth Inpatient Team

Waitematā DHB

Are you an enthusiastic people’s person and wish to join adynamic multi-disciplinary team that provides physiotherapy, occupationaltherapy, speech language therapy and social work advocacy to people at NorthShore or Waitakere Hospitals?

An opportunity has arisen for a casual therapy assistant tojoin our team. In this varied role you could work across medical,orthopaedic, surgical or older adult wards, carrying out a range of tasks andactivities.

The successful applicant will work under the supervision of registeredtherapists, and key tasks include supporting our therapists, assisting patients with prescribed therapyprogrammes, and demonstrating how to use adaptive equipment to maximiseindependence and safety,.

Our preferredcandidate will ideally have experience working with older adults and be familiarwith working in a hospital setting.

You must be able to demonstrate the following keyattributes :

  • Excellent communicationskills, particularly with older people & team members
  • An adaptable and matureapproach
  • Commitment to on-goinglearning
  • Good organisational andself-management skills
  • Self-motivation, enthusiasmand initiative
  • This casual position is well suited to those already working part-timewho want non-permanent additional hours and the flexibility that a casualcontract offers;
  • or to those who may not wish to be committed to permanentcontracted hours. As this is a casualposition there are no guaranteed hours or hospital site.

    Work hours are offered as and when requiredand a casual contract gives the flexibility of indicating availability.

    Please direct specific queries about the role to email CarolynDavies at carolyn.davies waitematadhb.govt.nz

    To view the position description, please clickhere

    For general queries or assistance with your onlineapplication, please contact Wednesday Darling wednesday.darling waitematadhb.govt.nz

    Closing date : Sunday 8th December Job Number : NOR06304

    Qualifications

    This position is NOT a children's worker under the Children's Act

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