Mental Health Assistant - Intellectual Disability Services

Last update 2023-12-01
Expires 2024-01-01
ID #1930809997
Mental Health Assistant - Intellectual Disability Services
New Zealand, Otago, Dunedin,
Modified November 20, 2023


Mental Health Assistant - Intellectual Disability Services (Medium Secure Unit) Wakari Hospital, Dunedin Salary $53,204 - $68,274 p.a prorata + Kiwisaver 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week Free on-site parking Discounts from our retail partners Mo te turanga | About the role The Intellectual Disability Service (IDS) is part of the Specialist Mental Health Services based at Wakari Hospital, high above Dunedin with stunning views of the city and ocean. Ward 10a is a medium secure 8 bed inpatient service for Intellectually Disabled clients, aged 17 to 65 years, whom are subject to the criminal justice system via the Intellectual Disability Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation Act 2003. Mou ake | About you As a Mental Health Assistant you'll need to have a positive attitude and good communication skills, be able to take direction and work well as part of the team. Applicants should also note that a full driver's licence is a requirement for this position. Our ideal applicant will: Be confident in providing support and assisting patients Display initiative Be patient focussed at all times Be able to adapt to a changing environment Have computer literacy. Painga | Benefits Continuous support for career development Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance Access to a range of retail and entertainment discounts Uniform Affordable housing and beautiful scenery Mo matou | About us Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community. Utu whanui |Salary range This role belongs to the DHB/PSA Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($53,024 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 5 ($68,274) p.a. pro-rata of the Mental Health Assistant Scale. Ra monehu |

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Mental health assistant - intellectual disability services

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