Mental Health Assistant, Ward 21 Inpatient Service at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.
Te Uru Rauhi Mental Health and Addictions Services has a variety of vacancies for Mental Health Assistants to the Acute Inpatient team at Palmerston North Hospital.
We have various positions available, working rostered shifts. This will be discussed further with the successful applicant/s.
If you have a passion for working and partnering with whanau and you are interested in being able to provide a whanau ora-wellness and recovery focused approach that encourages interconnectedness both socially, spiritually, physically and environmentally, and encompasses the aspirations to achieve “WAIORA” flourishing individuals, whanau and communities, we welcome your application.
Our enthusiastic, motivated mental health assistants will be able to demonstrate the following:
- Good communication skills verbal and written
- Mature outlook with life skills/experience
- Understanding of direction and delegation within the clinical workplace
- Works well in a team setting
- Is consumer and recovery focused
- A full current NZ Driver's licence
- Completion on the Career Force NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Assistant Strand) Level 3
If this sounds like you we would love to receive your application.
IMPORTANT TO NOTE: You must be eligible to work in New Zealand as MidCentral can not support your visa application nor offer sponsorship for this role.
Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees. We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions. With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you'll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
• An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
• A professional and supportive culture and team setting
• Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
• Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
Some positions are defined as a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act and require full safety checks completed before employment commences.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral
|Manawatu / Whanganui
|Permanent Part time
52,518 - 71,414
|Mental-Health-Assistant-Ward-21.pdf (PDF, 286KB)
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