The Nursing andMidwifery Bureau at Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) is looking for NZQALevel 4 Certified Health Care Assistants (HCAs) to assist in the provision ofpatient care supporting patients, families/whanau and the healthcare teamacross all shifts Monday-Sunday.
Bureau employs over400 casuals, consisting of registered nurses, midwives, healthcare assistantsand mental health assistants. These casuals are utilised across ADHB to coverplanned and unplanned leave. Theyprovide support where the acuity is high, provide expertise when needed or tocover in areas where recruitment needs have not been met.
Health Care Assistants work under the direction and delegation of registered nurses/midwivesor registered health professionals to support in the delivery of patient care andin maintaining a safe, pleasant and functional environment. To be successful inthis role you will need initiative, the ability to relate well to others andwork collaboratively within a team environment.
To be qualified for this role, you must have successfully completed the 12 weekManukau Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Health Support Assistance course or the12 week Unitec’s Health Care Worker course (both NZQA Level 4 qualification),post three years secondary schooling. You will also have a minimum of oneyears’ experience as a Health Care Assistant post qualification. You will haveproficiency in reading, writing, speaking English, and intermediate plus levelcomputer skills and be able to meet the physical demands of the role.
These casual positions work Monday to Sunday on an ‘as and when required’basis, so there are no guaranteed hours. You must be flexible towork a minimum of 3 shifts per week. Hence, this position is not suitablefor those who are already working full time (40 hours/week) in other role andlooking for additional work.
Thehourly rate range from $17.71 to $20.45 plus 8% holiday pay, as per our collectiveagreement.
To avoid any delay in processing your application, please include details of 2-3 clinicalreferees in your CV. This must include your most recent Manager plus eitheryour current Charge Nurse/Midwife or Clinical Nurse Educator/Advisor/Midwife who can provide information about your clinical knowledge and skills. By providing these details, you give uspermission to contact them.
We are avalues based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the besthealth outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforcethat reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants fromall backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to applyand would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacificcommunities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if youdo too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do yourlife’s best work” at Auckland DHB.
Please click on theApply link below or visit www.careers.adhb.govt.nz and enter job number CEN02788 tosubmit your application.
Please note that thisposition is not suitable for nursing students or overseas registered nurses aswell as candidates who have not obtained NZQA Level 4 Health Care Assistantqualification.
Applications close:midnight 16th July 2017.
Auckland DHB iscommitted to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intentto improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children's Worker asdefined by the Act.
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