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Mental Health Auxiliary Worker – Mental Health Inpatient & Sub Acute Units (PTNFH, fixed term)

Have you got a passion for Mental Health and Addictions? Are you looking for an exciting and challenging career in the Mental Health Sector? Tumanako Inpatient Unit has the perfect position for you.

Right now, we are seeking Mental Health Auxiliary Workers to join our vibrant and supportive team in part time no fixed hours, fixed term positions for 12 months.

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.

Tumanako is a 29 bed purpose built unit that cares for adults over the age of 18 who live in the Northland area. We have a multidisciplinary team who work closely together to create a supportive and recovery focussed environment for our Whaiora. We are also committed to quality improvement, staff wellbeing and working collaboratively across services.

To be successful in this role you will have a genuine interest in caring for people with acute mental health needs, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Experience is preferred though not essential, if you want to be part of this exciting time in mental health we encourage you to apply.

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: AH21-117

Closes: 10 October 2021

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