Healthcare Assistants – variety, flexibility & great career pathway!

Health Care Assistants
Auckland DHB
AUC13037 Requisition #


  • Support the health and Hauora of our ageing population
  • Join our team, which aims to improve the experiences of our patients
  • Influence and help shape the future health system within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland ADHB.

Our organisation

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.

What is the most important thing in this world? People, People, People.

Here at Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB, our kaimahi | staff are the key to our success, and we aim to have a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and our commitment to the Tiriti o Waitangi; this is important to us. It's important to our patients, community, whānau and families—seeing others with similar backgrounds ensures they know they can be their authentic selves when they connect with us at Te Toka Tumai and be supported.

In return for your contribution, you'll join a team that values the diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences that we all uniquely bring and are an advocate for supporting Hauora | well-being and see your meaningful action change within Te Toka Tumai.

To find out more information about our areas of speciality within the hospital, please click here.


  • A great opportunity to begin a frontline health career in a wide range of service settings offering a great variety of positions/options
  • Range of frontline health and supporting administration tasks/options
  • Part-time, full time, fixed term and roster flexibility options with Flexi shifts 8 to 12 Hrs (some roles exclude weekend roster work)
  • Complete orientation program as well as ongoing support

About the role:

Healthcare Assistants play a key role in all our DHB services – they are an integral part of our service, delivering quality care for our patients and whanau. Each HCA role across our hospital services may include a variety of tasks, hours and roster flexibility, that appeal to a range of potential candidates. An HCA's typical day can involve assisting with patient care, such as personal care (bed washes, toilet assistance), patient transfers, general housekeeping such as restocking supplies, setting up equipment, making beds and tidying-up patient rooms, operating theatres. Heavy lifting work may also be a part of your day to day activities for some roles. You will also be trained to perform oximetry and spirometry for patients who require it. You may also be involved with a range of direct and non-direct patient care tasks given to you under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. 

Click here to view the position description

To find out more information about our areas of speciality within the hospital, which include Starship Children’s hospital and other outstanding services, please, click here

About you:

The applicant for this position must have New Zealand Residency or be legally entitled to work with a minimum of one year of visa validity. Your strong work ethic, excellent time management, and people skills will ensure that we maintain a safe, pleasant, and functional working environment that directly and positively impacts patient care.


To be successful in this role, you must have completed NZQA Level 3 or Level 4 in Health & Wellbeing.

If healthcare is your passion, then do something extraordinary – come and join us! 

When submitting your online application, please attach the following documentation:

  • An up to date CV and cover letter
  • A copy of your HCA qualification (certificate)
  • And a transcription of the unit standards you've completed 

Please answer all the pre-screening questions in your application. It will enable us to assess your application for suitable positions.

If you need further information or need assistance with the online application, please contact Vaidehi Sharma, Recruitment Coordinator on 


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