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Healthcare Assistant - 4th Floor Outpatients

Healthcare Assistant - 4th Floor Outpatients
Dunedin Hospital

$48,000 - $61,000


  • Full-time - Fixed term until 17/5/2023
  • Discounts with our retail partners
  • Learn on the job


Learn on the job where you will be assisting patients within our 4th floor outpatients department. This exciting role offers opportunity to experience the rewarding environment in healthcare.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

Due to a busy period our Outpatients Department offers a highly varied workload and the opportunity to work alongside multi-disciplinary teams.

Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, you will support the team through forward thinking and bring new sustainable ideas to increase efficiency.


  • Supporting our nurses and other members of the health care team
  • Meet and greet patients
  • Assisting patient care under the delegation of a Registered Nurse
  • Stock reconciliation
  • Note preparation for clinics


Hours of work will be Monday and Friday between 8.00am and 4.30pm.


This team will be the first to transition to the new hospital once completed. There is already internal drive towards sustainability and increasing the use of technology, we want someone who can help accelerate this.


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Mōu ake | About you

To succeed in this role, you will need to be:

  • Driven by sustainability and encourage change.
  • Motivated with a positive approach to your work
  • Patient and family/whanau focussed
  • Compassionate and understanding
  • Enthusiastic and friendly with bags of initiative

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us a CV and cover letter telling us what skills you would bring to the role.

Painga | Benefits



  • Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly community.
  • Continuous support for career development.
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance.
  • Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the expired NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between step 1 and Step 5 of the HCA scale.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  Friday 17 February 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact Ben Kingsbury, Recruitment Advisor at and (03) 470 9081

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: All conversations will be confidential in nature.


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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