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Position Title: Health Care Assistant - Ward 7A & B
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.2 FTE - 8 hours per week
Date Posted: 28/06/2019
Application Closing Date: 12/07/2019 11PM
Job #: 058962
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Health Care Assistant – Ward 7A & B Respiratory/Thoracic/Cardiac

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent Opportunity
  • 0.2 FTE (8 hours per week)


                                                            INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY


Ward 7A & B is a fast paced and dynamic acute Respiratory/Thoracic/Cardiac area. We are inviting applications from current Southern DHB staff to join us as a Health Care Assistant on a part-time permanent basis. This role would be for 8 hours per week (0.2 FTE) so would be ideal for someone who currently works on a part-time basis that wishes to increase their hours, and gain additional and valuable experience in a new service.

This role will see you primarily focusing your attention to the overall needs of the unit. This is a varied role within a clinical environment and as an exceptional team player you will need to be able to take instruction and direction from the nurses on the ward, whilst having a helpful and team focused approach to making a difference to the environment and care provided the patients under our care.

As Health Care Assistant you will be involved in:


  • Supporting our nurses and other members of the healthcare team
  • Patient supervision and/or movement
  • Clerical duties as required
  • Stock reconciliation
  • Ward maintenance


We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, friendly and demonstrate a high level of initiative who wish to join a service that is supportive, friendly, committed to high standards of practice and supports on-going professional development. You will be well organised, have a friendly attitude and excellent communication skills are essential.


We are a friendly and inclusive team and you will receive a full orientation onto the ward and training in all aspects of the role if required. If this sounds like the role you have been waiting for and have experience in a caring capacity then please apply today!


Please note this vacancy is open to current Southern DHB staff only


Closing Date: Friday, 12 July 2019


For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate, Phone (03) 470 9605 or

How to Apply  
You can contact the Recruitment team by emailing, or by calling 03 470 9357 (Otago) or 03 214 7220 (Southland)
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

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