Occupational Therapist Advanced Clinician (Full Time), Maaori Mental Health & Integrated Care Adult South Services, Counties Manukau District at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Maaori Mental Health & Integrated Care Adult South
With your input and mine, wellness will thrive
Based at Rapua Te Ao Waiora, Papakura
Salary will depend on placement on PSA Allied, Public Health & Technical MECA (between steps 11-14)
- Flexible working, including an ability to undertake some work from home
- Commitment to your professional development
- Highly supportive and learning team environment
Counties Manukau District is a dynamic and progressive organisation at the forefront of innovative health delivery, serving New Zealand’s most culturally diverse population. It is this diversity that offers unique opportunities for health professionals on both a personal and professional level.
Kotahi te kowhao o te ngira e kuhuna ai te miro ma, te miro pango, te miro whero
This Tainui whakatauaakii urges us to develop connections and to work collaboratively towards a common vision. We are looking for a visionary and forward thinking Occupational Therapist- Advanced Clinician to work with us to improve equity and health outcomes for Maaori and all cultures across the three Southside Adult community mental health teams, (located in Manukau – Papakura and Franklin).
This is a newly established position where you will have the opportunity to work in conjunction with managers and professional leaders.
You will support high standards of clinical practice and service planning / development by providing clinical leadership within the three South Adult teams. In your role you will also assist in developing the clinical capability of others, take a lead in setting standards, quality assurance and improvement and research activities relevant to the area of expertise.
The Advanced Clinician role is a designated role that utilises advanced knowledge, clinical expertise and competencies to coordinate, deliver and support professional services in one or more specialist areas. The role is based with the Rapua Te Ao Waiora team in Papakura where the majority of the clinical mahi will occur (managing a clinical caseload). In addition, the other aspects of the role related to quality improvement, service development, and clinical leadership will span across all adult teams in the South.
We are seeking an Occupational Therapist with a current annual practicing certificate and a minimum of 6 years’ postgraduate experience working as an occupational therapist in mental health and addiction services. An ability to implement culturally appropriate specialised assessment for Maaori is essential. Experience with leading and supporting quality improvement and clinical teaching and coaching would be advantageous.
If you enjoy being part of a positive working environment, this could be the role for you! We work closely with our tangata whaiora, their whaanau, Non –Government Organnisation’s, and 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.
- Registration with the New Zealand Occupational Therapy Board
- Current NZ Annual Practising Certificate
- Minimum of 6 years postgraduate experience working as OT in MH&A
- Full NZ driver’s license with no limitations
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
- Generous study allowance on top of mandatory training
- Onsite learning centre with regular training provided by overseas allied health experts
- 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...
Please apply online at www.countieshealthjobs.com
To review the position description please ''click here''. For more information on this role, please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 58680 or email@example.com.
Job number: CMH07168
Applications close: 04 October 2022
Our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our patients and our people. We have strict Health & Safety measures to keep our people safe. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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