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Community Support Worker – Far North Mental Health Services (1.0FTE)

If you’re looking for the right opportunity to create positive, healthy change, then we’re looking for you. We have an opportunity for a highly motivated, fit and enthusiastic individual to work in our Kaitaia based Mental Health Service as a Community Support Worker in a full time position working 40 hours per week.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

Previous experience in caring for Mental Health clients and working with their whānau would be an advantage, as would a Level 4 Certificate in Mental Health or above. A current clean full drivers licence is essential.

If you are an individual with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, possess excellent communication skills, are flexible and have a sense of humour – we want to hear from you.

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH21-127b

Closes: 11 August 2021


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