Health Care Assistant - Forensic Intellectual Disability Inpatient Unit Pohutukawa at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā, Auckland
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Te Whatu Ora Waitemata
Health Care Assistant - Forensic Intellectual Disability Inpatient Unit, Pohutukawa
- Permanent roles available
- 2 Full-time positions (40 hrs per week each)
- Based in Point Chevalier
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The Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services (ARFPS), also known as the Mason Clinic, is the largest Forensic Mental Health Service in New Zealand. The Mason Clinic is in a period of growth and expansion. With over 220 inpatient beds it is the largest provider of mental health inpatient services on one site in the country.
About the team
Our purpose is to meet the needs of people who have significant mental health problems and/or intellectual disability within the context of criminal offending.
The ‘Mason Approach’ advocates for respectful, safe and involving services, delivering recovery and strengths focused care that is culturally safe, evidence and values based. We have a special commitment and responsibility to Māori under Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Māori tāngata whai i te ora (‘people seeking wellness’) make up over half the people we serve.
About the role
We are recruiting 2 full-time Health Care Assistants into our Intellectual Disability Inpatient Unit - Pohutukawa. In this role you will assist the Registered Nursing staff to provide delegated nursing care which is safe, respectful and individualised.
We are interested in hearing from Health Care Assistants, those who are keen and motivated to practice in a new subspecialty area or those with existing specialist ID or forensic experience. Training and support are key priorities in developing our workforce.
- Certificate in Mental Health Support Work
- Experience working with people of all cultures who experience intellectual disability
- Ability to work under directions and delegation of Registered Nurse
- NZ driver's license
Te Whatu Ora Waitemata celebrates diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We particularly encourage applications from Māori candidates.
To be considered for this role please apply directly online by clicking the 'apply now' button on this page or visit our website at www.wdhbcareers.co.nz quoting reference number WDHB16786.
To view a Position Description please click here.
If you would like to know more about the role, please call Janine Steenhuis, Manager for the Forensic Intellectual Disability Secure Service on 021 966 250. For more information about the recruitment process please contact our Recruitment Consultant, Katherine Shinhama on 09 442 7248.
Closing Date: 25 October 2023 (or when a suitable candidate is found)
Position Number: WDHB16786
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