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Psychiatric Assistant - Adult Inpatient Ward 36

Where you’ll be working: Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre on campus at Waikato Hospital

The details: Permanent – 80 hours per fortnight - Rostered

Here is an opportunity for someone who has a passion for working in the mental health field.

About the service:

The mental health and addictions service deliver a variety of services across the Waikato region. We are a service undertaking a huge programme of change to deliver better outcomes to tāngata whai ora and whānau in our region. Nga iwi Ngakaunui - people at the heart is demonstrated best in mental health and addictions, people really are at the heart of all that we do. We know how important strong relationships are; with people who access our services, with their whānau and with the communities we serve.

Ward 36 is one of three adult inpatient wards based at Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre. We are an intensive care facility, which supports the service user / Tangata Whaiora to gain stability in their mental health, whilst supporting a recovery pathway.

About the role:

You will be working within a supportive multidisciplinary team with a recovery focus under the direction of a registered nurse.

We can offer you:

· training and continuous professional development

· regular supervision

· support and in-service training.

Required skills & experience:

· have previous work experience in a mental health setting

· have excellent communication skills and commit to ongoing education and development.

Why us:

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact Ros McCullough, Charge Nurse Manager, Ward 36 on (07) 839 8899.

Application closing date: 5 May 2021

Values

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

· Give and earn respect - Whakamana

· Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

· Fair play – Mauri Pai

· Growing the good – Whakapakari

· Stronger together – Kotahitanga

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