Allied Health Assistant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type: Casual
  • Category:
  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 16-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1496319
  • Job Title: Allied Health Assistant
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:

Casual Allied Health Assistant Community Rehabilitation-Dunedin

  • On an as and when required basis

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Allied Health Assistant to work as an integral member of our community rehabilitation team. We are seeking a motivated and personable individual to provide therapy input and support for patients across a range of settings. You’ll work closely with clients and their whānau, assisting occupational therapists, physiotherapists and social workers with interventions and rehabilitation plans to help older people and people with complex disabilities to regain independence and help them stay in their own homes for longer.

This casual ‘as and when required’ position requires a proactive individual with experience working with people from all ages and walks of life, who enjoy a team environment and are willing to learn new skills.

We take pride in supporting our staff to grow and provide a range of learning opportunities.

Please provide as part of your application a CV and cover letter.

Closing Date: Sunday, 22 November 2020.

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: jan.strachan@southerndhb.govt.nz

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.

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.

To apply: We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz