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Waitematā DHB Child & Family Services

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Community Health Assistants

Community Health Assistants are multi-skilled, providing support and assistance to the Child & Family Team. 
The diverse role of the Community Health Assistant includes:
  • assisting other Child & Family staff in their roles, i.e. immunisation programmes, health promotion
  • provision of clerical expertise
  • health resource co-ordination
  • swabbing children who present with a sore throat to prevent rheumatic fever
  • providing support such as transport for children, adolescents and their families to health services and clinics

This page was last updated at 3:04PM on April 28, 2021.