Occupational Therapist Support Worker / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau Kaimahi Tautoko (Tawhirimatea) at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
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Location: Extended-Care Rehabilitation Regional Rehabilitation Service- Tawhirimatea, Porirua
Service: Mental Health Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS)
Contract: Permanent, Full Time. Monday - Friday
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
Te Korowai Whāriki is part of the Mental Health Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service, 3 DHB. The Regional Rehabilitation units provide consumers with specialised care with a focus on recovery and rehabilitation in both secure and open settings. We are looking for an innovative and committed Support Worker to join the inpatient team at Tawhirimatea. The successful applicant will be energetic, have the ability to give positive encourage to clients, be flexible with tasks, have energy and be able to work under the direction and delegation of OTs. We are looking for someone to be able to support people with mental health issues to create a daily routine and establish activities on the campus and within the community. Will be asked to assist with facilitating groups targeting specific goals, carry out individual sessions based on a plan, and will encourage and motivate clients to engage and participate.
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
Tawhirimatea has a supportive team culture that works hard to work collaboratively as an MDT in order to deliver best care within an inpatient setting. The immediate OT team is made up of 2 Occupational Therapist and 2 Occupational Therapy Support Workers (OTSW). This team is welcoming and accepting of new ideas.
Moū ' About you
- Practice in a manner that service users determine as being culturally safe
- Be respectful and able to collaborate in practice
- Use good communication: written, verbal and electronic skills
- Full drivers licence
- Experience in MH forensic rehabilitation
- Level 3 NZQA National Certificate in Community Health Support Services (or equivalent qualification)
E pā ana ki a tatou ' About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) 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.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB's and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 2DHB sub-region ' greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
The 2DHBs 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
Applications close date and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. For further information on this role, email email@example.com and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH221-22) in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including having had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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