Allied Health Assistant-Hospital Play Service


A full-time position is now available on the Children's Ward for a play assistant. You will be working under the guidance of the play specialist. This is an exciting role and opportunity to work with team of health professional and children and their families. You will provide therapeutic and recreation sessions to meet individual needs and minimise stress associated with illness and hospitalisation. We are looking for people who have initiative, enjoy challenge and diversity, are responsive to children and their families from a variety of cultural backgrounds and have excellent communications skills.

Experience in related fields that involve working with infants/children/adolescent and their families will be an advantage.


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support.

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9111774-19 and job title in the subject line.



Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 9111774-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 21 April 2019