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COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER (Fixed Term), Adult Mental Health Services (MHAIDS), Based at Wairarapa Hospital

As a community support worker you will be based in the Crisis Respite & Recovery Centre on Wairarapa Hospital campus and assist with the support and care of tangata whaiora / consumers. We are looking for someone who is flexible with a calm nature and is sensitive towards different cultures.

You will be innovative and have previous experience working alongside tangata whaiora / consumers and family / whanau with mental illness and mental health needs.

You will have the National Certificate in Mental Health Support Work (or equivalent tertiary qualification) or be working towards one. You will also need to hold a full current clean driver’s license for this role.

This is a fixed term full time position, working 80 hours per fortnight, rostered and rotating shifts. The fixed term is for a period of up to twelve (12) months to provide support to the service while a review of service needs is undertaken.

This role will be based at the Wairarapa DHB in Masterton. However, this role is are part of the 3DHB MHAIDS service, and MHAIDS have now moved to a lead DHB model effective from 31 August 2020 which means that all MHAIDS employees are now under the employment of Capital & Coast DHB.

For further information, please contact Debbie Rimene, Acting Team Leader (Adult Mental Health Services) on 027 280 1435.

Vacancy Ref # 5610041

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 August 2021

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