Health Care Assistant - Rhoda Read at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you will be working: Rhoda Read Continuing Care - Morrinsville
The details: 0.8FTE position working 64hrs/fortnight on a rostered and rotating shift basis
About the service:
As part of the Older Persons and Rehabilitation Service, Rhoda Read cares mostly for post acute patients who have been inpatients at Waikato or Thames hospitals and need time to recover prior to discharge home.
Rhoda Read has a rehabilitative focus and also cares for palliative and daycare patients. A small number reside at Rhoda Read at hospital level care.
About the role:
Successful applicants must be available to work rostered and rotating 8hr shifts 24/7 across all 7 days of the week.
Applicants will need to have a passion to care for the elderly in a kind and empathetic manner and be prepared to work in a busy and challenging environment.
As a Health Care Assistant we will offer you:
• an exciting work environment
• a thorough orientation
• support in the development of your career
• ongoing professional development
To be successful in this role you must have a current work permit and previous work experience in a New Zealand health care setting. Preference will be given to those who have achieved health related NZQA standards.
This casual role includes working under the direction and supervision of the registered nursing team.
If this role sounds like something you are interested in, please apply online.
The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.
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 populations we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capabilities and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Maori communities.
Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glowworm caves and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the might Waikato here
Please apply directly online and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For queries about the role please contact Amanda Bandhara in the Recruitment Team on Amanda.Bandhara@waikatodhb.health.nz
Application closing date: 15 June 2022
Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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