Health Care Assistants - START Hamilton at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: START Hamilton Office
The details: Permanent - 2 roles - 16 Hours per week (0.4 FTE) - Rostered Monday to Sunday
- Exciting role working hands-on in your local community
- Working alongside a passionate innovative team of health professionals
- Strong focus on helping people rehabilitate and recover after a health event
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We require dynamic health care assistants with a passion for rehabilitation in the community setting to join our team. An opportunity has become available for 2 permanent, part-time Health Care Assistants to join our Supported Transfer and Accelerated Rehabilitation Team. Although this position is based in Hamilton, our service covers the rural towns within the Waikato district. Travelling is therefore part of this position. The vehicle is supplied.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
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.
Mōu | About you
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 New Zealand drivers licence
be eligible to work in New Zealand
If you are interested in being part of this innovative service, we would welcome your application.
Note: Only candidates who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand will be considered (this means having NZ citizenship, permanent residency or a current work visa).
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Elysia.Koretz@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 30 March 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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