Casual Mental Health Assistant - Mental Health Services

Casual Mental Health Assistant - Mental Health Service

  • Casual Role that may require you to  work across our nursing teams at Te Nikau
  • Excellent communication skills & previous experience in Mental Health or similar role is desirable but not essential.

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time

  • Basic patient cares
  • Assisting the clinical team with a variety of tasks
  • Ensuring that our patents have the best experience possible


This role will predominantly based within our Mental Health teams but you will be called on to assist the wider nursing teams at times as well. In this role you will be under the direction and delegation of a Registered Nurse and be working closely with the nursing teams. This role is excellent for someone who is looking to develop their skills and grow their career in Health care.


We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Kind and caring nature
  • High levels of confidentially & organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships with people from all walks of life


What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What’s Next

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organization.

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


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Job no: WC241006

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Tuesday, 9 November 2021