Mental Health Support Worker / Kaimahi Tautoko Hauora Hinengaro (Forensic Inpatient Units)
Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)
Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua
6d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

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Location : Ratonga Rua o Porirua Campus, Porirua

Service : Forensic Inpatient Units

Contract : Permanent, Part Time, Rostered and Rotating (0.93 FTE)

Salary : NZNO or PSA Mental Health Nursing MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role

As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will work within a multi-disciplinary health care team to assist the registered nurse to meet the client's needs as they engage in therapeutic, vocational and quality of life inducing activities within the service.

Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team

Purehurehu is a male secure facility and Rangipapa is a male / female secure facility ' both units provide treatment, assessment and rehabilitation for tangata whaiora / consumers who are required to undergo psychiatric assessment prior to a court hearing and also for consumers committed to a mental health facility under the Criminal Procedure (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003 or Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992.

Moū ' About you

We are looking for an innovative and committed Mental Health Support Worker to join our health care team. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our creative teams implementing a multi-disciplinary approach for consumers within the Regional Forensic Service.

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.

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