Health Care Assistant – CCDM/VRM Resource Pool

Care Capacity Demand Management (CCDM) Variance Response Management (VRM) Resource Pool, Nelson Hospital

  • Permanent 0.6FTE position working mainly PM and night shifts
  • Work alongside nursing teams to help provide services to the patients
  • This role offers plenty of variety across all wards/units

Are you an experienced Health Care Assistant with a can do attitude and the flexibility to adapt to a changing and dynamic clinical environment on a daily basis? If so, this VRM/CCDM Resource Pool role could be the ideal position for you.

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This resource pool role requires you to utilise your knowledge and experience in general surgical/medical/acute care nursing to provide quality care and support. 

This is a new position working 48 hours a fortnight (0.6FTE) as rostered across predominantly PM and night shifts. As a Health Care Assistant you will be part of our dedicated nursing environment with full support. Your role is to work within the team to assist nursing staff in care delivery, one-to-one patient watches and other tasks as directed. 

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

You with have a mature outlook, the ability to get on with a wide variety of people as well as excellent communication skills. You will also have the ability to work in a flexible and methodical manner, demonstrate honesty and reliability, and use appropriate initiative. 

Experience within the health sector is required, and you will hold a NZQA Level 3: New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Health Assistance Strand or equivalent.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

You will be joining a great team that values teamwork and is committed to supporting the best possible health outcomes for our patients.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Jayne Rolfe, Charge Nurse Manager – Patient Flow, at

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

Ref: N20-412 

Applications close: Sunday 1st November 

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N20-412

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 November 2020