Patient Support & Security Worker (casual) Nelson, Alexandra

Last update 2024-04-24
Expires 2024-05-24
ID #2001471952
28 NZ$
Patient Support & Security Worker (casual) Nelson, Alexandra
New Zealand, Otago, Alexandra,
Modified January 20, 2024


Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB

Casual positions working as required (24 / 7 shift rotation)

Earn $23.50 to $28.18 per hour plus penal rates for nights, weekends & public holidays

Do you have the skills to de-escalate difficult situations?

Primary location : Nelson Hospital

Ngā mōhiohio e pā anaki tēnei mahi (About this position)

Hospitals are here tohelp people, but it takes a great team beyond the Doctors and Nurses to keepthings running smoothly and ensure everyone is well looked after.

Here at Nelson Hospital an important part of making this happen relies on having anawesome Patient Support & Security team on site at all times.

And that’swhere we think you could have a great role to play.

We are looking for peoplewho can assist our teams to ensure that we continue to provide a welcoming andsafe environment for the Emergency Department, Inpatient Mental Health Unit and our Older Persons’ Mental Health Unit at Alexandra Hospital in Richmond.

As a Patient Support and Security Worker you will focus on working with staff to best meet the needs ofpatients and their whānau accessing our services.

As this is a casualposition, there are no fixed / guaranteed hours of work. However, the moreavailable you are the more shifts you'll be offered.

The hourly rateranges from $23.50 to $28.18 dependent upon relevant NZQA qualifications andexperience. Penal rates apply to nights (25%) between 8.

00 PM and 6.00 AM,weekends (50%) from midnight Friday / Saturday until midnight Sunday / Monday andpublic holidays (100%)

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika?(Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be the typeof person who works in a rational and calm manner and who has the skills andexperience to effectively de-escalate difficult situations and promote a safeand therapeutic environment.

You will be able to relate well to patients andtheir visitors. You will be able to work with the clinical team and followdirections.

Previous experiencein security, or a related industry is preferred. However, this is not essentialas training will be provided.

Additionally, you willhave :

empathy and a non-judgmental attitude towards patients and members of the public

the ability to relate with ease to people from a variety of different cultures and backgrounds

the ability to recognise and pass on issues that may affect patient welfare

a good level of physical fitness and mobility.

Please read theassociated position description (available on our Careers site) to gain a fulloverview of the role.

Ā mātou rōpū (Aboutour team)

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, whichmeans the opportunities here are endless.

Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we arespread across the region and service all parts of the community.

Our work canbe challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard tomake a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio(More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēneimahi (The benefits of this position)

In this role you willbe able to apply your interpersonal skills to make a real difference topeople’s lives. At Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough we do great work and we needa great team to help us deliver.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Hourly
Occupation: Patient support & security worker (casual) nelson

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