Psychiatric Assistant
Taranaki District Health Board
New Plymouth, NZ
3d ago

We are currently looking for a suitably experienced mental health / health care assistant to work in our Acute Mental Health Unit - Te Puna Waiora.

The successful candidate will have a passion for working with people experiencing acute mental health problems, who are sensitive and responsive to their needs.

The Psychiatric Assistant works under the supervision and delegation of a Registered Nurse at all times, assisting Nursing staff to provide safe and effective care.

Applications are welcome from individuals with relevant experience in mental health or other care areas, excellent communication skills, well developed understanding of professional boundaries and a fitness level suitable for carrying out all aspects of the role.

In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.

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