Recreational Assistant
Auckland DHB
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1d ago
source : Auckland Health Jobs

Are you a focussed and enthusiastic individual witha ton of up and go?

We are looking for a RecreationalAssistant to promote recreational based activities in the Child and FamilyMental Health Inpatient Unit which will benefit our service users.

Child &family Unit is a 21-bed acute mental health inpatient unit working withyoung people from 0-18 years and their family or whānau.

The unit provides 18beds for young people including a High Dependency Unit and also provides a3-bed Mother and Baby Unit.

We are oneof only three specialist inpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Serviceunits in the country serving a very large region with strong commitment tocollaboration between young person, whānau, staff, and other services.

TheMother and Baby Unit is the second only in New Zealand. The unit is situated inthe prestigious Starship Children’s Hospital.

You'll get to work closely in partnership withpatients in our care to assist in the improvement of their wellbeing andfacilitate recovery.

If you enjoy and are competent in working withpeople either 1 : 1 or in a group situation running activities this may just bethe role for you.

One of the key tasks of this position is taking theprimary role in focusing on both the physical and mental health benefits of ourclients being active and engaged in the activities arranged.

This permanent, full time role is based at Child and Family Unit atAuckland City Hospital in Grafton working Monday Friday 10am 6pm or 9am - 5pm (this is flexible).

You must have excellent verbal and writtencommunication skills and experience working in Mental Health previously. For any other queries or for help withyour online application, please contact Jimmy Mathews(RecruitmentConsultant) on either 09 638 0364 or on email jimmy.

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  • Job Field : Clinical-Mental Health-Community Support Worker
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