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Position Title: Mental Health Assistant –Adult Packages of Care
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Fixed Term, 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 13/11/2017
Application Closing Date: 16/11/2017 11PM
Job #: 055279
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Mental Health Assistant –Adult Packages of Care

Wakari Hospital


  • 1 FTE (80 Hours per fortnight)
  • Fixed-term, beginning November 2017 for up to 3 months


Internal Applicants Only


Lindsay Creek is a 10 bed community supported accommodation service run in partnership between PACT and Southern DHB.  This role is working alongside other experienced clinicians in the Adult Packages of Care Service based at the Lindsay Creek Supported accommodation service. You will be working with adults who have a long term mental illness and co-existing problems.


You will bring to this role experience working within an adult mental health environment.  You will have exceptional communication skills with a positive manner.  Additional skills in the areas of physical health and addictions would be a significant advantage. You will have excellent skills at developing quality, longer term therapeutic relationships with service users.


All employees of the Southern District Health Board working with in Mental Health and Addiction Services are expected to demonstrate a commitment to  “The Seven Real Skills” (Te Pou Workforce Development, see


This is a fixed-term role, ending on or before the end of February 2018.


Closing Date: Thursday 16 November, 2017


Please note this role is open to current Southern DHB employees only.


For further information please contact Nicole Ross, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

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