Health Care Assistant Matariki at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you will be working: Matariki Continuing Care - Te Awamutu
The details: Permanent, full-time and part-time positions available, working a rostered and rotating shift basis
About the service:
As part of the Older Persons and Rehabilitation Service, Matariki cares mostly for post acute patients who have been inpatients at Waikato or Thames hospitals and need time to recover prior to discharge home.
Matariki has a rehabilitative focus and also cares for palliative and daycare patients.
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 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.
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
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 communities.
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 Caitlin Oldman in the Recruitment Team on Caitlin.Oldman@waikatodhb.health.nz
Application closing date: 4 September 2022
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• 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 Full time|
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