Allied Health Assistant

Start Date – As soon as possible
Hours – 0.475  FTE, 19 hours a week, Monday, Thursday and Fridays (prefer full days on Monday and Fridays)
Status – Permanent
Location – Christchurch Hospital
Salary – Based on the PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical collective agreement

Kia hiwa rā!

Mō te tūnga - About the Role

We’re looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Allied Health Assistant with a ‘can-do’ attitude to join our Physiotherapy team, working across the acute Christchurch Hospital site.

You will bring a strong desire to be part of a team and be dedicated to continued learning and striving for the best patient outcomes. 

Tasks will include:

  • Carrying out treatment plans as delegated by a registered Physiotherapist
  • Maintain documentation, records and accurate statistical information to reflect care provided and to meet professional standards, both locally and nationally
  • Cleaning/maintaining equipment and clinical spaces
  • Checking and maintaining consumables and stock
  • Delivering and set up of equipment
  • Supervision of exercise/activity programmes as delegated by the Physiotherapist
  • Obtaining clinical notes as requested by the Physiotherapist

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience

  • Strong inter-personal skills and a sound communicator
  • The ability to follow direction to assist in the delivery of treatment and rehabilitation plans
  • Basic computer skills essential
  • Knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its relevance to health
  • Previous experience in a similar role with a good understanding of health is essential

 Ngā hua – Benefits

  • Ongoing training and development
  • Te Whatu Ora employee benefits

Mō mātou – About us

From July this year, Canterbury District Health Board transitioned across to Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand. Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

'Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do'

Tono ināianei – Apply Now

Position Ref: PC2528599
Applications Close: 08/06/2023
Please note that applications will be processed as they apply.

Kia mau te wehi!

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC2528599

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Thursday 8th June