Acute Resource Mental Health Support Worker
Capital Health Careers
Porirua, Wellington Community, Porirua Community
3d ago

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 3DHB 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.

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 the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) 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.

    The 2DHBs 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 :

    HuttValley DHB

    MentalHealth, 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 Philip.

    Adamson and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH225-22) in the subject line.

    We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination.

    We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

    Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

    By joining together we will succeed

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