Healthcare Assistant – Ashburton

Healthcare Assistant – Ashburton

·  Permanent part-time (18 hours per week) 


Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.


The Team: What we do

Ward One is a 21-bed Acute Medical and Palliative Care Ward.


The Role: Where you fit in

Healthcare Assistants are instrumental in providing care to patients in all clinical areas across Ashburton Hospital. We are looking for a Healthcare Assistant to work in our team on a part time basis.

As a Healthcare Assistant you will assist nursing staff with patient cares whilst maintaining a safe and clean work environment. You will enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team, have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, a high level of confidentiality and the ability to work well under pressure. The role works on a 3 weeks rotation working a mixture of morning (07:30 – 12:30) and afternoon (16:30 – 20:30) shift over an average of 18 hours per week.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do 


Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story


Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.


The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.  

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.


If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC0603381

Location: Ashburton

Closing Date: Closing 20th November 2019!