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Healthcare Assistant

We are seeking Carers and Healthcare Assistants L0-L4 to work under the guidance of a Registered Nurse to provide quality care while earning well above industry standard rates and with the flexibility of choosing your own availability!

HCA Job Description:

  • To work effectively as a Healthcare Assistant under the guidance of a Registered Nurse to provide a high standard of quality care to residents.

  • To ensure residents are appropriately supported in their daily life including: hygiene requirements, socialisation with other residents, orientation to the facility, and responding to their needs.

Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Completing delegated tasks in a timely manner without constant supervision;

  • Undertaking residents’ personal care tasks: hygiene requirements, grooming (shaving, brushing of teeth and hair), toileting, washing and mobilising;

  • Accurately maintain residents’ documents via electronic healthcare records (eCase);

  • Ensure Health and Safety compliance: use equipment safely, reports incidents, Accidents and near misses promptly, follow required policies and procedures including infection control;

 

Role requirements (all levels):

  • Have exceptional people-skills with empathy and compassion for the elderly and their families;

  • Have a reasonable level of fitness due to the nature of the role, able to perform required duties (including lifting);

  • Be able to use a computer / tablet (required to update work logs electronically);

  • Have excellent level of spoken and written English and numeracy;

  • Be reliable and honest with a positive attitude.

 

Level 4 role requirements - skills and experience:

  • Level 3 requirements plus

  • Level 4 NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (or equivalent)

  • Dementia trained

 

Level 3 role requirements - skills and experience:

  • Level 2 requirements plus

  • Level 3 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing

 

Level 2 role requirements - skills and experience:

  • Level 0 requirements plus

  • Level 2 NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing

  • Medication competent

 

Level 0 role requirements - skills and experience:

  • First Aid Certificate

  • Minimum 1 year of previous aged care experience within NZ

 

In return you will earn above award wages plus be able to choose you own days to be on-call using our interactive booking app.

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