Healthcare Assistant

Listed 2 days Ago
Radius Care
Healthcare

Exceptional People Exceptional Care            

Location: Radius Matamata, 20 Elizabeth Street, Matamata, 3400 

Hours of work: Full Time 30 hours per week, over a 7 day roster 

About the Role

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will work under the guidance of a Registered Nurse to provide quality care. Assist with feeding and washing a patient. You don’t need any formal qualifications to be a Healthcare Assistant, you do need to have compassion, ability to learn if you want to progress in the field. 

Some Duties include but not limited to:

  • Report to the charge nurse and complete delegated tasks in a timely manner
  • Residents’ personal care tasks i.e. hygiene, grooming, toileting
  • Including mobilising, shaving, brushing of teeth and hair
  • Maintain documents in resident healthcare records

Skills and Experience

  • 1+ years of previous aged care experience preferred 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2 - 4 preferred but not essential
  • People skills with empathy for the elderly and their families
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The flexibility to work on a rostered shift basis

Benefits

  • Benefits and discounts via our staff app with over 40 retail outlets
  • The Employee Assistance Programme
  • Training and development, i.e. literacy and numeracy, assistance with NZQA qualifications
  • Long service payment

 About the company

We are a New Zealand owned and operated company, Radius Care specialises in health and aged care for the elderly and disabled. 23 locations nationwide, employing over 1500 staff and providing professional aged care for more than 1700 residents. We are one of the leading health care providers in New Zealand.

Radius Care supports equality and diversity in our workforce. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities, development of your career pathway, and a safe and healthy work environment. We welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, and religious beliefs; we value the experience that you will bring to our organisation. 

E kaha tautoko ana a Radius care i te ōritetanga, me te kanorau ā ō tātou nei kaimahi. E pirihonga ana mātou ki te whakaroto i ngā whiwhinga mahi whakaōrite, me te whakawhanake i tō umanga ngaio. Āno hoki , kia haumaru , kia hauora hoki tō tātou whaitua mahi. Tēnei te mihi maioha ki a kōutou , ngā kaitono kātoa. Āhakoa nō hea koe , āhakoa te pakeke , tō ira tangata rānei. E whai tīkanga ana tō tātou nei rōpu whakahaere, i ngā wheako whaiaro maha kei a kōutou kātoa.  


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