Calling All Occupational Therapists - Exciting Opportunities at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Full Time/Part Time
Remuneration as per MECA guidelines
Commitment to your professional development
Highly supportive and learning team environment
Counties Manukau District provides health and disability services to over 500,000 people in our local community. We are focused on achieving better health outcomes for our growing patient population, with particular emphasis on Maaori and Pacific peoples and other communities with health disparities.
As an Occupational Therapist, you will support our whaiora by facilitating group sessions, assess their level of functioning, developing interventions to support recovery through meaningful participation in areas that are important to our whaiora and their whaanau.
You will work in partnership with the patient, whaanau and other healthcare providers (e.g Physiotherapist, Speech Language therapist; nurses) in order to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate outcomes of care.
We have permanent & fixed term full time/part time vacancies in different services across Counties Manukau District.
Manukau Locality, Community Health Service - Full Time, Permanent
Have you ever wanted to be part of an innovative, ground breaking service that will transform the delivery of community health care services? If so, now is the time!
We have an exciting opportunity for an occupational therapist to join our interdisciplinary team who has experience in working in the community physical setting. In this influential role you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clinical presentations, solving real life challenges and contributing to changing lives for the better, for many in our community.
Our main hours of service are Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm, with the ability to offer flexible hours. In the future we anticipate moving to a 7 day service to better meet the needs of our community.
Taunaki - Full Time, Permanent & Fixed Term until May 2024
We are a Child and Adolescent Mental Health team that can give you an opportunity to work closely with our clinical partners in primary care e.g. GP practices, schools and marae. Our team is based at 492 Great South Road, Otahuhu is looking for a Core Occupational Therapist.
The core Occupational Therapist clinician role utilises their clinical expertise and competencies to coordinate, deliver and support professional services in one or more specialist areas. The majority of the clinical mahi will occur (managing a clinical caseload).
You will receive on-going support by your line manager, clinical coordinator and other peers within your integrated specialist ‘home team’ (ISpEC), and opportunities for clinical supervision and professional development.
Rapua Te Ao Waiora - Full Time, Permanent
We are a community-based team that provides specialist mental health care in the Manurewa and Papakura area. We work with our Non-Government Organisation partners to ensure that our whaiora and whanau receive equitable and quality services.
This position is responsible for providing service user and whaanau centred safe, effective outcomes focused occupational therapy service within an interdisciplinary team setting either in a specific clinical service or across different services. You will provide social work services to individuals, their families/whanau and the community. These include ongoing psychosocial assessments, treatments and support interventions to a designed caseload of service users.
The successful candidate must be able to provide this service in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner, in accordance with designated occupational therapy standards of practice, organisational policy, National Mental Health Standards and underpinned by the principles in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The ability to provide culturally appropriate specialised assessment and intervention for Maaori is a prerequisite.
Tiaho Mai - Full Time, Permanent
Following a transformative re-build incorporating latest technology and co-designed with our whaiora and wider community, Tiaho Mai is the newest inpatient mental health unit in the country.
We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a genuine commitment to the people who we serve, within the diverse and culturally rich community of Counties Manukau. Our candidate will demonstrate, excellent communication skills, be highly organised, and possess honesty, integrity and professionalism. You will need to have the ability to promote teamwork and to support our whaiora in their recovery journey by promoting, and having a genuine focus on equitable health systems and outcomes.
Senior Clinician Role - Nga Raukohekohe - Full Time, Permanent
Would you like to work in a community mental health and addictions team, specifically developed to meet the needs of the Franklin area? Our team based at Pukekohe Hospital is involved in traditional CMHC work, as well as community outreach into primary care.
Our integrated locality-based services provide specialist mental health care for those with serious mental health problems and provide consultation and liaison with primary care partners for those with mild to moderate concerns.
We work closely with our service users, NGO’s and their Primary Care providers. We can offer you a chance to work both independently and as part of a strong quality-focussed team. You will also be provided with on-going support with clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.
Core & Senior Clinician Role - Te Rawhiti - Full Time, Permanent
Te Rawhiti CMHC is a community-based mental health and addictions service based in Highland Park. We are seeking a senior occupational therapist with previous experience in Adult Mental Health Services.
In this role, you will provide case management and specialist interventions for clients with moderate to severe mental health issues aged 18-65. Occupational therapists in this role work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team to enhance the recovery of our clients by providing specialist mental health assessment and treatment.
We offer a range of individual and group evidence-based interventions providing opportunities for professional development and role diversity. The service maintains strong community and primary care links supporting clinicians to provide an integrated approach to a diverse population group. The role allows you to work autonomously while being valued and supported by the wider team and professional networks and with both community and clinic-based input; you will experience variety in your clinical work.
Advanced Clinician Role - Community Health Services - Full Time, Permanent
The Advanced Clinician for Occupational Therapy role aims to enhance health outcomes for clients and whaanau by providing advanced knowledge and clinical leadership across the community based occupational therapy team. This team includes 25 occupational therapists located across five community bases that cover the Eastern and Southern areas of Auckland city. The Advanced Clinician for Occupational Therapy works in collaboration with four other Allied Health Advanced Clinicians to facilitate service development and quality improvement projects.
This is an excellent career development opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist with a passion for clinical leadership, workforce development and innovative service design. The successful candidate will work in conjunction with Allied Health Team Leaders and Advanced Clinicians from other disciplines to ensure high quality, evidence based practice throughout the Community Health Service. The role will support the development of an interdisciplinary workforce delivering care within a restorative approach.
- Registered or eligible to register as an Occupational Therapist with OTNZ, with current APC
- Current full driver's licence
- Previous experience as an Occupational Therapist
What's in it for you?
- A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
- Fantastic culture and team environment
- Refund of your annual practising certificate cost
- Onsite professional development sessions
- Generous study allowance on top of mandatory training
- A generous relocation package which includes reimbursement for your flight, temporary accommodation, shipping freight, car rental etc. (T's & C's apply)
- Immigration/Visa Support (T's & C's apply)
- Discounted services as part of our work perks
Counties Manukau District fully supports ongoing education and development of all employees including regular supervision, fortnightly in-services, performance development plans and supported study. So if you are seeking an opportunity to work for a dynamic and progressive organisation at the forefront of innovative health delivery, then we would like to hear from you...
If you want to be in a role that truly makes a difference to Counties Manukau and our community, then apply now!
For more information please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 2760044 ext 58680 or via email on email@example.com
Job Number: CMH06988
This position requires any worker to be vaccinated for vaccine preventable diseases including Covid-19.
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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