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Position Title: Mental Health Assistant
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 12/08/2019
Application Closing Date: 15/08/2019 11PM
Job #: 059259
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Mental Health Assistant 
Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

  • Fixed term to 4th November 2019 

Do you have an interest in making a real difference in the lives of people within the mental health sector? 

About the Role
Based at Wakari Hospital you will be working across the inpatient wards by supporting the provision of care in a range of areas. Our Mental Health Assistants are key team members who assist our nursing and allied health staff to ensure an effective and efficient service. 

About You 
As an Assistant working in Mental Health you’ll need to have a positive attitude and good communication skills, be able to take direction and work well as part of the team.  

Our ideal applicant will be confident in providing support and assisting patients; display initiative; be patient focussed at all times, and be able to adapt to a changing environment.  

Applicants should also note that a full driver’s licence is a requirement for this position.

We look forward to hearing from you if you feel that this is a role in which you would shine!

The Location
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region, and we, can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Thursday, 15 August 2019 

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Directorate (MHAID), Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

 
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