Community Services - Te Whatu Ora Southern
Hours per Week:
Salary band $59,035 - $85,992, plus Kiwisaver and on-site employee gym
About the Job
Permanent vacancies available, various FTE!
Competitive salary, discounted health insurance, plus on-site employee gym
Join our friendly team during an exciting time of development!
Mō te tūranga - About the role
The Home Team offers a seven day a week service from 8am to 8pm. The focus of the service is hospital avoidance and supported discharge working across a range of settings including the community, Emergency Department, Internal Medicine Assessment Unit, and the in-patient wards.
Support the early discharge of appropriate patients from Dunedin Public Hospital alongside a multi-disciplinary team
Monitor patient recovery and ensure everyone receives appropriate rehabilitation and/or packages of care at the right time to maximise their functional ability and maintain their independence in their own home
Provide a responsive community-based service for patients, who (while being medically stable) require urgent assessment and immediate coordination of services to prevent Emergency Department presentations or hospital admission
Fantastic opportunity for an Allied Health Professional who is adaptive to change, resourceful, flexible to service needs and future development and has a genuine passion for working in the community
Mōu ake - About you:
Proven ability to adapt to change and be flexible within the working environment with a desire to create change for the better of our service users
Advanced comprehensive clinical assessment and problem-solving skills
Ability to direct and delegate to Rehabilitation Assistants.
Excellent communication skills to liaise with health professionals, both within the in-patient services and in the community setting
Recent experience of working with the older adults in acute, rehabilitation or community settings
Be a Registered Health Professional with a current APC, a minimum of two years post registration in an appropriate setting and have a full clean NZ driver's licence
Please specify your preferred hours (FTE) per week in your covering letter.
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 DHBs/PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($59,035 p.a) and Step 8 ($85,992 p.a pro rata) of the Degree-based Allied, Public Health and Technical Salary Scale.
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Sunday, 25 September 2022.
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 James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
All conversations will be confidential in nature.
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
Occupational health assessment
Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Covid vaccination requirements
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Southern you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
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Job Start Date:
8 September 2022 at 1:46:42 am