Occupational Therapist Support Worker (ID Services) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.
Location: Ratonga Rua-O, Porirua Campus
Service: Intellectual Disability Service, Porirua
Contract: Permanent, full time (40 Hours per week)
Salary: As per MECA
This role falls under the Allied, Scientific, and Technical workforce pay equity settlement and an increase in designated scales and banding will follow shortly
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Are you looking for your next career move, where no two days are same? Well then look no further!
ID Forensic Services are seeking a dynamic and diverse - Jack of all trades - OTSW to join our team. We are looking for someone that comes with a variety of practical and life skills and experience. The person we are looking for is a - go getter - and willing to share experience and skills with our clients. Someone who is willing to get on with the job of helping out and mucking in, who is a self-starter and can be left to arrange projects, activities and run groups where necessary. If this sounds like you, please apply below and become a part of our cutting edge CCDHB, and make a real difference!
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
ID Forensic Services has adult, youth and community services. National Individualised Service unit is a new service with 6 beds for people with an Intellectual Disability and/or mental health disorders. Haumietiketike is a regional intellectual disability secure forensic unit which has 11 beds. The Cottages have a total of 8 beds and are located next to Haumietiketike which is on the Ratonga-Rua-o-Porirua campus in Porirua.
Hikitia Te Wairua is the national intellectual disability secure forensic youth unit which has 6 beds. Hikitia Te Wairua is co-located with the Youth Acute Inpatient Mental Health Inpatient Unit (Rangatahi) and the National Secure Youth Forensic Unit (Nga Taiohi) in the Centre of Excellence at Kenepuru Hospital.
Moū - About you
Someone well suited to this position would have experience/knowledge with some of the following practical skills which will be used working alongside our clients individually or in groups:
- Must have at least level 3 NZQA National Certificate in Community Health Support Services (or equivalent qualification).
- Good written and oral English skills
- Have good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Be flexible and adaptable and have excellent time management skills.
- Have the ability to work under direction and also be proactive in carrying out tasks independently and in a culturally safe way.
- Demonstrate the ability to work in stressful and changing situations.
- Basic group facilitation skills.
- Basic problem solving skills.
- Some care giving background.
- Mental health and intellectual disability experience.
- Able to set own values aside
- The skills to undertake craft, gardening, carpentry/mechanical projects with clients.
- The ability to run activity based groups for service users and work one on one as required
- Demonstrate a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi.
- Hold a full drivers - licence.
- Must be able to pass a police and MOJ check and have no criminal convictions
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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