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Mental health support worker -Te Whare O Matairangi

Location: Wellington

Contract: Permanent, Full time. Rostered & rotating

Service: Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service MHAIDS (Te Whare O Matairangi, Wellington Hospital)

About the role

Provide support to RNs and Mental Health clients in a 24 hour acute admission unit. Helping clients on their road to recovery. You will be working under the delegation and authority of a registered nurse and be part of a wider multidisciplinary team.


Requirements

  • At least NZQA level 3 or higher certificate or equivalent qualification or willingness to work towards this qualification (for the right candidate)
  • Hold a full drivers’ licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in Mental Health desirable
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Able to pass a police and MOJ check and have no criminal convictions

About our organisation

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

How to apply

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email Carol.Ryan@mhaids.health.nz

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