Rehab Assistant - Hoki ki te Kāinga at Hawke's Bay District Health Board (Hastings/Napier), Hawkes Bay
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
Permanent part time roles available 0.5-0.8FTE
We are looking for Rehabilitation Assistants to join the expanding Hoki ki te Kāinga service, which translates as “Returning Home”. We are an early supported discharge team who work in the community to support people in their transition from hospital to home. You would mainly be working with older adults who are recovering from an illness, injury or surgery.
We want rehabilitation assistants who will grow with us! We encourage and support people who are innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and are passionate about caring for our community. You will be dealing in the business of people every day so communication, patience and empathy should be high on your list of attributes.
You will bring your experience of working within the Health and Disability sector, and your exceptional interpersonal skills. You will be passionate about improving health outcomes for our clients, and making a real difference to the people you work with.
If successful, you would provide relationship centred support and rehabilitation at home, to help people recover from their hospital stay in an environment that is familiar and meaningful to them. You would use a restorative model to help people increase their independence in activities of daily living, with the goal of returning to their previous level of function. The rehabilitation is under the delegation of a registered health practitioner and includes activities such as walking, dressing, showering, meal preparation and exercise programmes, among many others. You would work with whānau to enable them to take an active role in helping their loved one recover.
Roles are available on a permanent basis and include excellent pay rates including penal rates for weekends and statutory holidays worked, as well as extra leave allowance for shift work and statutory holidays worked.
Through our values here at Hawke’s Bay DHB, we are proud of our team’s diversity. We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.
We are committed to delivering and living our DHB values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira– Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.
This is your opportunity to be part of an innovative, relatively new service at the DHB and to make a huge difference in people's lives. We want your input in achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients.
If you would like to learn more about this role please contact: Tracy Murphy, Hoki te Kāinga Team Leader (06) 878 8109 ext. 2570.
To view the position profile click HERE, and if you’ve got what it takes then apply now!
Hawkes Bay DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in your application being rejected.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Hawke's Bay District Health Board (Hastings/Napier)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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