Vision Hearing Tester, Hearing and Ear Health, Starship

Here is a great opportunity to make a difference to our tamariki and their whānau!

  • New Zealand’s premier Children’s hospital

  • 0.6 FTE ( 24 hours per week) , Part -time , Permanent position

Starship Community provides interdisciplinary care and cultural support to children, young people and their families living within the Auckland DHB area. The service has three locality based community teams, a central team and a hearing and ear health team. Our nursing, allied health and technical staff are responsible for delivering health care services to children, young people, their families and whānau in their home, school and community settings.

A Permanent Part Time role has become available for innovative Vision Hearing Technician’s to join the Child Health Team at the Auckland DHB. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will provide Hearing and Vision Screening services for children in the pre-school, school, family home and other community settings. You'll maintain accurate records and documentation, including the upkeep of accurate results into a database and ensuring the care of equipment.

This is a permanent part-time role that will offer an opportunity to gain a National Certificate within the first two years of employment. No qualification is required for this role as the successful applicant will receive on-going training and development.

We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values whānau as an important member of the care team. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery, in the provision of pre and post-graduate nursing education, and through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics.

What we can offer you: 

  • A comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme

  • A fast paced environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting

  • Training opportunities to develop your skills professionally and personally

As the ideal candidate for this role you will:

  • Hold a clean, current and full NZ driver’s license AND be able to drive a manual car

  • Have experience working with children

  • Bring with you a strong technical aptitude

  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbally

  • Be capable of working both independently and within a team

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

To view the position description, please click here.

To apply, please click on the “Apply online” tab below attaching your CV and cover letter.

For more information or for help with your online application, please contact Recruitment Consultant, Kavitha John on KavithaJ@adhb.govt.nz