About the company
Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team thatforms part of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB).
We are committed toworking and partnering with tāngata whaiora (consumers) and their whānau (family).Constantly striving to work within our philosophy, we develop therapeutic,supportive and empowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them toachieve their personal goals and aspirations.
About the team
Te Awakura (Adult Inpatient Group) is a 64-bedadult acute inpatient unit that provides 24-hour care to consumers experiencingacute mental illness.
Our model of care primarily focuses on integratedmultidisciplinary teams who strive to provide excellent care to tāngatawhaiorain the least restrictive manner.
There are four 16-bed acute inpatient wards thatmake up Te Awakura. These wards cover the North, East, South and West quadrantsof Christchurch.
We are a kind and compassionate group who values partneringwith our consumers and their whānau whilst ensuring that we provide them withhigh-quality care.
About the role
working with tāngata whaiora withcomplex mental health needs. As part of a progressive organisation that valueshonesty, respect and integrity for every individual, this multi-varied rolepresents you with the opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging healthenvironment.
Skills & experience :
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all wedo.
We value care and respect for others; integrity in all we do; andtaking responsibility for outcomes.
Here at the Canterbury DHB we believe that diversity and inclusion iskey to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population.
We are aninclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respectseveryone.