Health Care Assistant at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: START Hamilton, Older Persons and Rehabilitation (OPR)
The details: Permanent full-time, 80 hours hrs per fortnight. Rostered Monday to Sunday
START (Supported Transfer and Accelerated Rehabilitation Team) is an Older Persons and Rehabilitation led programme which provides and promote rehabilitation of patients within their home environment primarily for over 65 year olds and Stroke patients of all age.
START aims to reduce the pressure on hospital beds, through avoiding hospital admissions, earlier discharge, preventing readmissions and improving the quality of care for this group of patients.
Although this position is based in Cambridge, our service covers the rural towns within the Waikato area. Travelling is therefore part of this position. The vehicle is supplied.
We require a dynamic health care assistant with a passion for rehabilitation in the community setting to join our team.
The health care assistant we are looking for will:
• Have experience working in the community setting preferably with the older person
• Assist with the routine activities of daily living within the patient’s own home
• Work within an interdisciplinary team to meet patient goals
• Provide care delegated by a registered nurse or allied health professional
• Commit to ongoing education and development
• Be a team player
• Hold a full NZ drivers licence
If you are interested in being part of this innovative service, we would welcome your application.
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 any queries about the role please Caitlin Oldman in the Recruitment Team on Caitlin.firstname.lastname@example.org
Application closing date: 9 August 2022
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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