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Health Care Assistant, District Nursing (VID: 4777)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Community Services - District Nursing
Position Type: Support Services
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 24/03/2019
The District Nursing Team is looking to employ enthusiastic, motivated people to cover evening shifts (6pm – 11pm), on a rostered basis between Monday to Sunday. Actual weekly hours will ideally be 20-25 hours a week (as negotiated) with flexibility to work other shifts as required.
To be considered you will need to be able to demonstrate:
  • An ability and the right attitude to work alongside our Registered Nurses in the community
  • Hold a full NZ drivers license and confident driving at night
  • Adaptability and flexibility to adapt to sudden change
  • A strongly developed customer focus
  • An ability to be highly organized, with lots of initiative 
  • Professional behaviour and presentation
If you are looking for a change, are passionate about working in the community setting with a dynamic, friendly team, then this position could be for you.
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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