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Position Title: Health Care Assistant – Ward 8C (Oncology & Haematology)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.65FTE - 26 hours per week
Date Posted: 13/03/2020
Application Closing Date: 29/03/2020 11PM
Job #: 060917
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Health Care Assistant – Ward 8c (Oncology & Haematology)
Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity with excellent work-life balance
  • 0.65FTE vacancy (26 hrs per week)
  • Gain fantastic experience!

The Oncology / Haematology Service is a busy, challenging but very rewarding place to work, and comprises of the acute Oncology / Haematology in-patient ward, Oncology Day Unit, Outpatient Clinics and Radiation Therapy treatment areas. We are looking for a fabulous Health Care Assistant to join us on a permanent, part-time basis.

About the Role
As Health Care Assistant you will be involved in:

  • Supporting our nurses and other members of the health care team
  • Patient supervision and/or movement
  • Stock reconciliation
  • Ward maintenance

This particular role has the added benefit of having set shifts, which is a real bonus in the health industry. The hours for this role will be:
Monday – Friday inclusive
8am – 2pm (inclusive of a meal break)

About You
We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, friendly and can demonstrate a high level of initiative. You will be committed to high standards of practice, be well organised and have excellent communication skills.

It is important that candidates are motivated, flexible, have a level of maturity about them and of course plenty of enthusiasm. Experience working with people in a caring capacity is also essential, whether that is in a professional environment or in your personal life caring for children or family members.

If you enjoy the idea of gaining valuable experience within a health setting and really making a difference then we would love to hear from you, apply today!

About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Why don’t you check out for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday, 29 March 2020
Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position, please do not delay! 

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

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position potentially 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.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

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