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Health Care Assistants - Casual Positions

We are currently seeking Health Care Assistants to join our Inpatient Unit team on a casual basis.

The successful applicants will assist our team of Registered/Enrolled Nurses to deliver high quality care to older people who are experiencing significant distress due to living with dementia or have an acute mental health problem.

You need to have good communication skills, a calm and empathic approach, flexibility and the ability to be creative in your care approach.

The service provides care over a 24-hour rostered shift pattern and you need to be able to work all rostered duties on a casual basis.

An essential requirement for this position is a NZQA Health Care Assistant Programme Level 4 Certificate.

At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families/whānau.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

All applications are to be made online.