Health Care Assistants

Are you are an experienced Health Care Assistant (HCA) who likes variety and enjoys the challenges of working in a hospital environment?

We have a number of opportunities that will become available over the next few months and we are looking to recruit positive and enthusiastic HCA’s who have a genuine interest in patient well-being, in a variety of clinical specialties. 

Working as an HCA your role will be to provide support to the ward nurses by assisting them with patient care and completing housekeeping and clerical tasks.

We can offer you:

  • A supportive work environment. 
  • Flexible rotating shifts
  • Part time and full time options
  • Opportunities to advance your career 
  • A comprehensive orientation programme
  • Training and study opportunities

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, onsite gym and use of two low-cost holiday homes at Taupo. Plus we have subsidised parking right outside our door!


Ideally you will be an experienced Health Care Assistant with NZQA Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 3 and have experience in working in a health care environment. 

However, training and development are a strong focus at Hutt Valley DHB, so we would love to hear from you if you have a desire to upskill. 


Hutt Hospital has 270 beds and we provide most secondary services, as well as being the tertiary centre for regional plastic, maxillofacial and burns services, the regional rheumatology and school dental services and the greater Wellington public health and breast screening services. We are also part of Hutt Valley District Health Board and serve a population of around 145,000.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please indicate your area of interest or experience in your cover letter.  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on working at Hutt Valley DHB, please email and indicate the vacancy number 8110968-18 and job title in the subject line.

Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 8110968-18

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Monday, 31 December 2018