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Position Title: Health Care Assistant - AT&R Service - Southland Hospital
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent Part time (32hours/per week)
Date Posted: 25/10/2019
Application Closing Date: 10/11/2019 11PM
Job #: 059958
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Health Care Assistant-AT&R Service

Southland Hospital

  • Permanent part-time (0.8FTE) 64 hours per fortnight

About us

Our Health Care Assistants play a vital role within our services and the wider organisation. Supporting our nurses and other members of the health care team, this could be the ideal way to kick start (or re-start) your career in health.

About the Opportunity

If you like variety and like to be busy, this could be perfect. We have a vacancy now for a permanent Health Care Assistant to join our team. It is important that you are motivated, flexible, have a level of maturity and of course plenty of enthusiasm. If you have high standards, good organisational skills and a proven ability to carry out manual tasks, we would love to hear from you!

About you

It is essential that you can communicate clearly and concisely and have a positive attitude towards work.


You will simply need to have experience dealing with people in a caring capacity. Whether that is in an occupational capacity from a former place of work or by simply caring for your children or family members.  Life experience counts for a lot in this role!

About the Southern DHB
We are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 located South of the Waitaki River. Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City. This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's Health Boards.


Closing Date: Sunday, 10 November 2019

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:


Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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