Healthcare Assistant (HCA)

Listed 11 days Ago
Southern Cross Healthcare

Healthcare Assistant (HCA) 

Southern Cross Gillies Hospital, Epsom

About the role:

We are currently looking for an experienced Healthcare Assistant to join our fun, friendly team. This is a full-time position working rostered shifts. While our Healthcare Assistants don't directly take care of patients, there is a high level of patient interaction and this role is an integral part of our service.
You will work as part of a tight-knit multi-disciplinary team offering support and assistance to the Inpatient team nurses.

To be successful you will need:

  • Previous experience within a healthcare setting (essential), preferably in a hospital environment
  • Completed level 2 NCEA/6th form certificate
  • A healthcare certificate or equivalent (desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of written and literacy skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • To be flexible/adaptable and to  respond positively to the changing needs of the business
  • Hold relevant residency status to work in New Zealand

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Subsidised health insurance
  • Christmas and New Year breaks
  • Ongoing education and professional development

About Southern Cross: 

Southern Cross Healthcare is New Zealand’s largest independent healthcare network; comprised of our wholly-owned and joint venture hospitals, specialist centres, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and workplace wellness providers across New Zealand. 

Each year the wider Southern Cross businesses support more than one million New Zealanders through medical care, healthcare and health and travel insurance. 

We are driven by our purpose to advance the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders, supported by our not-for-profit DNA that keeps this purpose at the forefront of our focus. 

Southern Cross Healthcare patients are supported by a team of over 3000 employees, passionate about making a difference to the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. They work alongside over 1200 medical specialists who are credentialled to provide services in our hospital facilities. 

Now is an exciting time to join Southern Cross Healthcare, as we pursue our vision to transform private healthcare to further improve the health of New Zealanders. 

Our purpose and vision are brought to life by a progressive, innovative and inclusive workplace culture. Care is at the heart of all we do. We are looking for high performing people who are eager to play their part in delivering to our purpose.

In return for your extraordinary skills and the high degree of care you bring to everything you do, you will be joining an organisation in which you can truly make a difference. 

Southern Cross’ Gillies Hospital, located in Epsom, has been designed with a focus on short-stay surgery and family-centred care, with four theatres, a purpose-built day-stay facility and 16 inpatient beds with ensuite facilities. A centre of expertise for head and neck surgery and otolaryngology (ENT), it offers oral and maxillofacial, gynaecological, plastic and reconstructive and general paediatric surgery, backed up by friendly, highly professional nursing teams and systems designed to benefit patients of all ages.

Make the change you have always been looking for and apply now!

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