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Mental Health Support Worker / Kaimahi Tautoko Hauora Hinengaro (CREDS)

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko me Te Karu o Te Ika

Location: Wellington Regional Hospital/Kenepuru Hospital/Hutt Valley Hospital

Service: Central Region Eating Disorder Service

Contract: FTE negotiable (full or part time hours)

Salary: Dependant on level of experience

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The Central Region Eating Disorder Service (CREDS) is looking for a dynamic and energetic community support worker to join our unique multi-disciplinary team. This exciting role will involve supporting residential clients as they journey to wellness.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

CREDS offers treatment and therapy services to individuals with eating disorders, as part of the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAID) operated by the Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast District Health Boards. We provide a full range of specialist services to people with eating disorders in the greater Wellington area – from nutritional counseling, outpatient therapy and psycho-social education through to a 6-bed residential care facility and 7am-7pm therapeutic Day Programme.

Moū – About you

If you are passionate about supporting those impacted by eating disorders and enjoy working amongst a tight-knit and caring team then please do not hesitate to apply.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast DHB

Hutt Valley DHB

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH039-22) in the subject line.

2DHB requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed