Allied Health Assistants-Home Team
Southern DHB
Otago, New Zealand
2d ago

Allied Health Assistants-Home Team


  • Permanent part-time and fulltime (0.5-1.0FTE) positions available
  • The Rapid Response, Early Supported Discharge and Home Team is currently being reconfigured to provide one integrated team - The Home Team .

    The Home Team will offer a 7 day a week service from 8 am to 8 pm. The focus of the service is hospital avoidance and supported discharge working across a range of settings including the community, Emergency Department, Internal Medicine Assessment Unit and the in-

    patient wards. The Home Team will be a comprehensive integrated service that is responsive to patient and service needs, focused ondelivering one car up the drive way, one assessment and one plan of care.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for rehabilitation assistants who are interested in working as part of an inter-professional team.

    Within this position you will support the early discharge of appropriate patients from Dunedin Public Hospital. You will work under the direction and delegation of a registered health professional to provide services in the patient’s home.

    You must be trustworthy, reliable, have excellent communication skills, be flexible and responsive to service needs, have experience working with older people, and have the ability to work under the direction and delegation of registered health professionals.

    The Home team will cover Monday Sunday with staggered start and finish times between the hours of 8 am - 8pm. We have a range of FTE options available from 0.

    5 - 1.0 FTE, all shifts are 8 hours.

    You will need to have had two years’ experience working in the health sector and a full clean NZ driver licence.

    To be successful in the role you will have a strong commitment to ongoing learning and professional development.

    If you think you would like the opportunity to be part of this new and innovative team, then we would love to hear from you.

    Closing Date : Sunday, 23 September 2018

    For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email : jan.


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