Health Care Assistant / Kaiawhina Hauora - Maternity

Nau mai, haere mai ki whanau ora ki Te Awakairangi

Location: Hutt Hospital   

Service: Maternity Unit

Contract: Permanent - 24 hours per week - rostered and rotating shifts

Salary: $40,000 - $48,000

About the role 

Health Care Assistants are essential members of our maternity team, and as a health care assistant working in maternity you will be supporting the midwives and nurses to provide excellent care to the mothers and babies in our region. 

Working as part of our team you will ensure that our birthing and postnatal environment is clean and well stocked, support the nursing and midwifery staff to provide effective care and education, monitor equipment, provide administrative support after hours and help welcome mothers and whanau to our unit. 

This role is a permanent part time role working 24 hours per week, and includes rostered and rotating shifts. 

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Have good written communication skills (possibly in an administration role)
  • Are able to work in a team environment
  • Can get along with a wide variety people
  • Are comfortable cleaning, as our role does involve cleaning of our birthing and post natal environments


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 our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.

How to apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website:

Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 1114419-21 and job title in the subject line.

HVDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

 Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 1114419-21

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021