Comm - Occupational Therapist - MHSOP Community Team
- Provide specialist assessment and treatment for adults aged 65 years and over who are experiencing mental illness and/or cognitive change.
- Be a valued and important member of our multidisciplinary clinical team
- Permanent, full-time role, based in our Greenlane site
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Mental Health Services for Older People is a community-based service, based on the Greenlane site. We provide specialist assessment and treatment for adults aged 65 years and over who are experiencing mental illness and/or cognitive change. Our multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to optimise the function and wellness of older adults with the aim of supporting them to continue to live as independently and meaningfully as possible.
This is an excellent opportunity for an Occupational Therapist with Mental Health experience to join the team the MHSOP Community team, to offer a range of individual and group interventions. You will add value and be an important member of the multidisciplinary clinical team. You will apply your occupational therapy expertise in collaboration with service users and the MDT to promote recovery through a structured, safe and flexible programme.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You will be registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of NZ (with no condition on scope of practice) and hold a current valid APC. Since this is a community role you must also have a full and clean NZ driver’s license.
You will have strong clinical and risk assessment skills, excellent communication and be able to actively contribute to a supportive team environment. For more information about this role please contact Lee Peace, via LeeP@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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