Mental Health Support Worker
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Location: Hutt Valley
Service: MHAIDS Te Whare Ahuru
Contract: Full Time/Permanent/ Part Time
Salary: Dependent on level of experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Are you looking for a team that is supportive and a joy to work with?
We currently have a vacancy for a motivated Mental Health Support worker to join our multi-disciplinary team. You will have the opportunity to work in an environment that is fast paced and has a dedicated group of staff striving to provide a high quality of care to the patients we provide care for.
As we are an acute service your role will be varied and allow you to utilise a wide variety of skills. To further support staff with their development we are supportive of ongoing training and professional development for all staff.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
Te Whare Ahuru provides services for people experiencing an episode of acute mental illness that requires a safe environment with intensive nursing and medical treatment.
The team offers specialist services for people with moderate to severe mental health problems, and offer assessment, treatment and support to assist the individual and their whanau and other support people in their recovery journey with the aim of supporting people back to having their health care provided in primary health care services. The focus of the service is on providing evidenced based treatment interventions for those people who present with more complex needs and higher risks.
The multi-disciplinary team consists of Psychiatrists, registrars, house surgeons, occupational therapists, social workers, nurses and mental health support workers.
Moū - About you
Applicants should have:
- Current Mental Health Support worker certificate
- A passion for working with a wide variety of people who experience Mental Health
- Resilience and the ability to work in a very busy environment
- Are team focused and have positive attitude
- Have excellent time management and communication skills
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.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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