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Mental Health Assistant - Wakari Hospital

Employer:
Southern District Health Board
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
Otago - Dunedin
Region:
Otago
Job Type:
Casual
Posted Date:
06-Nov-2019
Closing Date:
17-Nov-2019
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Job Description

  • Casual Position "work on an as and when required basis"

Do you have an interest in making a real difference in the lives of people within the mental health sector?

About the role

Based at Wakari Hospital you will be working across the inpatient wards by supporting the provision of care in a range of areas. Our Mental Health Assistants are key team members who assist our nursing and allied health staff to ensure an effective and efficient service.

About you

As an Assistant working in Mental Health you'll need to have a positive attitude and good communication skills, be able to take direction and work well as part of the team.

Our ideal applicant will be confident in providing support and assisting patients; display initiative; be patient focussed at all times, and be able to adapt to a changing environment.

Applicants should also note that a full driver's licence is a requirement for this position.

We look forward to hearing from you if you feel that this is a role in which you would shine and working on an as and when required basis suits your lifestyle.

The location

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 17 November 2019.

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor - Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

Children's Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to 'safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz

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