Acute Resource Mental Health Support Worker
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko me Te Karu o Te Ika
Location: Porirua as main base but will be expected to be flexible and work across Wellington region
Service: MHAIDS Operations Centre
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 commensurate on experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
The MHAIDS Operations Centre has a vacancy for an Acute Resource Mental Health Support Worker to work in permanent, rostered and rotating role full time for their team. The main purpose of the role is to support the clinical team with practical tasks to allow clinicians to be more responsive to the acute mental health needs of individuals. This may include transporting people, providing watches in the general hospital or the Emergency Department, and supporting individuals/families/whanau in a culturally appropriate way. The role is part of a service which covers the Wellington, Porirua and Hutt Valley areas.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
He waka eke noa - we are all in this together
This is an exciting role, where you will enjoy a stimulating and encouraging team environment and gives you the opportunity to work closely with individuals, families and whānau who are experiencing a short term mental health crisis. Our team is friendly, supportive and experienced and strive to do the best we can for the people we look after.
Moū - About you
You will have:
- An NZQA level 4 National Certificate in Mental Health and Wellbeing or equivalent qualification
- Experience working in the mental health area
- Excellent communication skills, with a willingness to learn and ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment
- A current NZ Full Drivers Licence
- The ability to consent to a full Police Vetting Check under the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
To find out more about us click on the following links:
Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email email@example.com and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH225-22) in the subject line.
Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Porirua|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community - Health Care Assistant - Hospital / Community|
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