Vision Hearing Technician - Hearing and Ear Health Team Auckland DHB
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
10d ago

Vision Hearing Technician

Here is a great opportunity to make a difference to our tamariki and their whānau!

  • New Zealand’s premier Children’s hospital
  • Multiple opportunities available - Express your interest today!
  • Starship Community provides interdisciplinary care and cultural support to children, young people and their families living within the Auckland DHB area.

    The service has three locality based community teams, a central team and a hearing and ear health team. Our nursing, allied health and technical staff are responsible for delivering health care services to children, young people, their families and whānau in their home, school and community settings.

    Two roles have become available for innovative Vision Hearing Technician’s to join the Child Health Team at the Auckland DHB.

    Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will provide Hearing and Vision Screening services for children in the pre-

    school, school, family home and other community settings. You'll maintain accurate records and documentation, including the upkeep of accurate results into a database and ensuring the care of equipment.

    Available Opportunities :

  • Fixed-term (maternity leave cover)
  • This is a part-time 0.8 FTE role working roughly 4 days a week. Qualified Vision Hearing Technicians are encouraged to apply!

  • Permanent (1 FTE)
  • This is a permanent full-time role that will offer an opportunity to gain a National Certificate within the first two years of employment.

    No qualification is required for this role as the successful applicant will receive on-going training and development.

    We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values whānau as an important member of the care team.

    We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery, in the provision of pre and post-graduate nursing education, and through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics.

    What we can offer you :

  • A comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme
  • A fast paced environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting
  • Training opportunities to develop your skills professionally and personally
  • As the ideal candidate for this role you will :

  • Hold a clean, current and full NZ driver’s license AND be able to drive a manual car
  • Have paediatric experience
  • Bring with you a strong technical aptitude
  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Be capable of working both independently and within a team
  • If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

    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

    To apply, please visit our careers site at http : / / / searching job number CEN09092 to submit an updated CV and cover letter.

    Could you please ensure you outline in the cover letter which role you are interested in.

    For more information or for help with your online application, please contact Recruitment Consultant, Allanah Winiata-Kelly on AllanahWK

    Applications Close : Sunday 21 October 2018

    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 Core 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

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