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Mental Health for Older
Ward 6C is a 12-bed acute assessment and treatment unit for people aged over 65 years with an array of mental health (along with some physical health) needs, located in Dunedin
Our Mental Health / Health Care Assistants are key team members who assist our nursing and allied health staff to ensure an effective and efficient service.
As an Assistant working in Mental Health you'll need to have a positive attitude and good communication skills, be able to take direction and work well as part of the team.
Computer literacy is essential and experience working with people in the health sector is an
You will be someone who is warm, empathetic, responsive and attuned to the emotions, needs and motivations of older people.
It is preferred you have Mental Health experience or a strong willingness to work in this
display initiative; be patient focussed at all times, and be able to adapt to a changing
If working on an as and when required basis suits you and your lifestyle then apply now to join the team at Mental Health for Older
About the Southern
We are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 350,000 located South of the Waitaki River.
Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City.
This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health
Closing date : Friday, 1 July
Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as
Do you currently work for Southern
For further information please contact Caroline, Recruitment Advisor - Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Directorate, on phone : (03) 214 5769 or
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the
Occupational health Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 this also includes the requirement that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our