Ambulance Resource Assistant

  • Hato Hone St John
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 12 May, 2023
Casual Health Care and Medical Trades and Services

Job Description

  • Become an essential worker supporting our front-line emergency service
  • No previous experience required - training provided
  • Casual opportunities in Christchurch 

We now have opportunities with our Canterbury Emergency Ambulance Service for non-clinical people to work in the cutting-edge Christchurch Make Ready Hub, located in the Christchurch CBD, as casual Ambulance Resource Assistants (what we call internally - Operational Resource Assistants or ORAs).

This is an important ambulance support role with a primary focus to prepare Hato Hone St John vehicles for operational readiness which means you'll be an essential worker supporting our front-line emergency service.  There will also be additional duties and project work as required. 

Please note that this role does not include responding to medical emergencies and does not have a clinical component.

We're looking for flexible and adaptable people who are interested in working casually - generally covering weekends/nights. 

Our ideal candidates will have: 

  • Willingness to learn
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written is essential
  • Willing to learn about infection control and managing biohazards
  • Willingness to restock and clean Hato Hone St John vehicles
  • Knowledge of maintaining vehicles would be advantageous
  • First Aid Certificate advantageous but not essential
  • Full Drivers License
  • Demonstrated behaviours that align with Hato Hone St John's core values - Do the right thing, Side by side, Straight up, Make it better, Open mind

In addition, you will be a team player, be customer focussed, have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to respond to situations in a calm and professional manner. This is a very busy and challenging role and hence excellent organisational and prioritisation skills will prove very useful.

Be sure to click the "Apply " button below to submit your application today including a covering letter and CV outlining why you are suitable for this role.   

For more information please contact Jordan Pearson, Make Ready Hub Manager on 0800STJOHN.