Mental Health Assistant
Wakari Hospital, Dunedin
- Casual Position “work on an as and when required basis”
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.
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 and working on an as and when required basis suits your lifestyle.
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: Sunday 17 November, 2019. Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time
For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.