Healthcare Assistant - Adult Inpatient Group
Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
2d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

We have an exciting opportunity for a compassionate go-getter to joinSpecialist Mental Health as an integral part of the team.

This is an ideal rolefor someone looking to start their career in manaaki hauora (healthcare) with afocus on mental health.

Roles available across Te Awakura, Seager, and Tupuna

Mō te tūnga About the role

Add your energy and enthusiasm; problem solving skills and sense ofhumour to our team at Te Awakura. We provide24-hour care to tāngata whaiora (consumers) who are experiencingan acute mental health event.

We aim to identify and develop their strengths,whilst working closely with their whānau (family) to achieve community integration.

This is an opportunity for you to be involved with our consumers in theiractivities and daily routines, both in a ward environment, and thecommunity.

Pehea AboutYou

This role will find you working under the direction and delegation of aRegistered or Enrolled Nurse as part of a wider multidisciplinary team.

Youwill be involved in a range of activities, including provision of personalcare, one to one support, undertaking community escorts and supporting tāngatawhaiora activities.

Ngā pūkengame ngā wheako Skills and experience

This rolerequires the following :

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team work
  • A full New Zealand drivers licence
  • Knowledge of and a commitment to Te Tiriti oWaitangi
  • A certificate in Health and Wellbeing or awillingness to work towards one
  • Mō mātou About Us

    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 and their whanau. Constantly strivingto work within our philosophy;
  • we develop therapeutic, supportive andempowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them to achieve theirpersonal goals and aspirations.

    Tonoināianei Apply Now

    Please submit your most recent resume along with a cover letter statingwhy you believe that you are the ideal candidate for the role highlighting anyskills you have gained along the way.

    Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at complete an application.

    Contact us on for additional information

    Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this soundslike you, please apply now!

    HealthDisclaimer :

    The role that you are applying for is onethat may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated againstCovid-19.

    It is therefore a condition ofthis application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person workingin the health sector you will come into contact with a large number of people,some of whom are likely vulnerable.

    Without a vaccine, there is a higher risk that you may contractCovid-19. The requirement to bevaccinated is to keep you safe and to endeavour to protect others against thepotential transmission of Covid-19.

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