Casual Allied Health Assistant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Casual
  • Category:
  • Location: Otago
  • Date Advertised: 27-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/060843
  • Job Title: Casual Allied Health Assistant
  • Business Unit:
  • Division:
  • Summary:

Community Rehabilitation-Dunedin

  • Casual position ‘as and when required’

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.

We have a casual position available to work on an as and when required basis, and are looking for 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, 8 March 2020.

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. 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