The Nursing and Midwifery Bureau at Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) is looking for NZQA Level 3 or 4 Certified Health Care Assistants (HCAs) to assist in the provision of patient care supporting patients, families / whanau and the healthcare team across all shifts Monday-Sunday.
Bureau employs over 400 casuals, consisting of registered nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants and mental health assistants.
These casuals are utilised across ADHB to cover planned and unplanned leave. They provide support where the acuity is high, provide expertise when needed or to cover in areas where recruitment needs have not been met.
Health Care Assistants work under the direction and delegation of registered nurses / midwives or registered health professionals to support in the delivery of patient care and in maintaining a safe, pleasant and functional environment.
To be successful in this role you will need initiative, the ability to relate well to others and work collaboratively within a team environment.
To be qualified for this role, you must have successfully completed the 12 week Manukau Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Health Support Assistance course or the 12 week Unitec’s Health Care Worker course (both NZQA Level 3 or 4 qualification), post three years secondary schooling.
You will also have a minimum of one years’ experience as a Health Care Assistant post qualification. You will have proficiency in reading, writing, speaking English, and intermediate plus level computer skills and be able to meet the physical demands of the role.
These casual positions work Monday to Sunday on an as and when required’ basis, so there are no guaranteed hours. You must be flexible to work a minimum of 3 shifts per week.
Hence, this position is not suitable for those who are already working full time (40 hours / week) in other role and looking for additional work.
The hourly rate range from $17.71 to $20.45 plus 8% holiday pay, as per our collective agreement.
To avoid any delay in processing your application, please include details of 2-3 clinical referees in your CV. This must include your most recent Manager plus either your current Charge Nurse / Midwife or Clinical Nurse Educator / Advisor / Midwife who can provide information about your clinical knowledge and skills.
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We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.
To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.
Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB.
Please click on the Apply link below or visit www.careers.adhb.govt.nz and enter job number CEN02788 to submit your application.
Please note that this position is not suitable for nursing students or overseas registered nurses as well as candidates who have not obtained NZQA Level 3 / 4 Health Care Assistant qualification.
Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.
This position is a Children's Worker as defined by the Act.
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This position is a Core Children's worker under the VCA & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts