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Position Title: Casual Mental Health Assistants – Ward 9A Forensic Mental Health
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Casual 0 FTE
Date Posted: 13/04/2018
Application Closing Date: 04/05/2018 11PM
Job #: 055625a
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Casual Mental Health Assistants – Ward 9A Forensic Mental Health

Wakari Hospital


  • Casual, shifts on an “as and when required” basis

We are looking for Mental Health Assistants to support and assist our nursing and allied health staff to ensure an effective and efficient service on this Ward within the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service.

You’ll need a positive attitude and very good communication skills, be able to take direction and work well as part of team.  Our casual Mental Health Assistant staff can be asked to work a variety of shifts over seven days; mornings (7am start), afternoons (2.30pm start) and nights (10.40pm start)

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

We look forward to hearing from you if you feel that you meet the criteria in the attached position description and if working on an ‘as and when required’ basis suits your lifestyle and our needs.


Closing Date: Friday, 4th May, 2018


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

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