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Healthcare Assistant

Advertiser: Medacs Healthcare New ZealandMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
4 Nov 2019
Location
Wellington
Salary
$20 - $24.00 per hour plus 8% Holiday Pay
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Nursing - Aged Care

Join the Medacs Healthcare Nursing team as a casual Healthcare Assistant – Wellington based. We work with prestigious aged care facilities across the Wellington region and so require HCA’s to join our team. This position will allow you to pick up flexible shifts as and when suits your schedule. The ideal Healthcare Assistant will be experienced in aged care or palliative settings.

Your duties will include assisting the nurses in the running of the aged care facility by providing compassionate care and support to your allocated patients. You will be responsible for the daily cares for each individual person, providing personal care if appropriate and helping patients with meals. You will be the eyes and ears of the nurse and will report any changes in your patient’s condition to the RN. 

As well as this you will ensure the highest standards of cleanliness in the facility and restock linen and supplies. You will be a proactive individual, keeping your patients wellbeing as your number one priority.

As part of the team you will work hard to provide optimal daily care and support patient’s activities of daily living.     

Skills & Experience

  • A L4 Health and Wellbeing certificate with at least 6-months NZ experience
  • Y2 or Y3 Student Nurses (enrolled in a NZ course)
  • Be proficient with the use of hoists and transfer aids or current Manual handling certification.
  • Valid NZ work VISA essential

Culture & Reward

As part of the Medacs Healthcare Specialist Nursing Team you will enjoy:

  • Competitive market rates PLUS 8% Holiday Pay
  • Enhancements for weekends, nights and public holidays.
  • Refer-A-Friend bonus 
  • Freedom to chose your own work hours.

To apply to be part of the Medacs Healthcare Team or would like to know more, please click “apply now” or contact me, Mandie Pierson, on 09 869 2990 I look forward to speaking with you.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?

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