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

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Location: Ratonga Rua o Porirua Campus, Porirua

Service: Forensic Inpatient Unit - Rangipapa

Contract: Permanent, Full Time (0.93FTE) / Rostered and Rotating Schedule


Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

As a Mental Health Support Worker you will work within a multi-disciplinary health care team to assist the registered nurse to meet the client’s needs as they engage in therapeutic, vocational and quality of life inducing activities within the service and the community.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Talk about your team dynamics and what your team delivers – make this section inviting and a place where applicants want to be work Max 10 lines (600 characters).

Rangipapa is a male/female bed secure facility providing treatment, assessment and rehabilitation for tangata whaiora/consumers who are required to undergo psychiatric assessment prior to a court hearing and also for consumers committed to a mental health facility under the Criminal Procedure (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003 or Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992.

Moū – About you

Talk about the skills and experience you want from this person

We are looking for an innovative and committed MH Support Worker to join our health care team. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our creative team implementing a multi-disciplinary approach for consumers within the Regional Forensic Service.

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 (AH041-22) 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