Hospital Aide | Ward B8 Neurosurgery and Neurology


Start Date – As soon as possible
Hours – 1.0FTE (40 hours per week)
Status – Permanent
Location – Christchurch Hospital
Shifts - Rostered and rotating shifts
Salary - Based on the NZNO Nursing and Midwifery collective agreement

Kia hiwa rā!

Mō te tūnga - About the Role

Ward B8 is a busy, acute ward caring for patients with neurological conditions including; brain tumours, head injuries, spinal tumours, movement disorders and seizures. As the largest inpatient neuroscience facility in the South Island it is a busy medical and surgical environment caring for a complex patient group with a diverse range of neurological and neurosurgical conditions.

A Hospital Aide is an integral part of our team and we are looking for a candidate who has excellent communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to use their initiative. You will enjoy being busy and don't mind that the role can be at times be physically demanding. You will work with a diverse multi-disciplinary team and follow a rotating roster including weekend shifts.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high attention to detail and the ability to relate to patients and their families.
  • A good use of initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and a willingness to learn.

You will be well accustomed to working within a fast-paced environment and prioritising your tasks continuously as your day evolves.

Ngā hua – Benefits

  • Ongoing training and development
  • CDHB employee benefits
  • Close to public transport

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

Enquiries: recruitment@cdhb.health.nz  
Position Ref: PC2171543
Applications Close: 04/10/2022

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/Full Time

Job no: PC2171543

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Tuesday 04th October 2022