Mental Health Service Coordinator (Occupational Therapist) - Service Coordination at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the Service Coordination team based at Greenlane Clinical Centre
- Service Coordination is our needs assessment service that matches mental health needs of people with mental health services.
- Will consider newly graduated Occupational Therapist candidates or those candidates currently working for Mental Health NGOs. Ongoing support, training and development available!
- Full-time (40hrs) permanent position working Monday to Friday
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our Service Coordination team based at Greenlane Clinical Centre. Our Service Coordination team focuses on assessing the mental health needs of individuals and matching them with appropriate mental health services. In this role, you will work closely with a diverse group of stakeholders who share a common passion for providing mental health care.
As an integral part of this position, you will conduct comprehensive support needs assessments to advocate for suitable support for our whaiora. You will also play a key role in regularly reviewing care plans to ensure that recovery goals are met.
We are looking for a dedicated professional who can empower and enable tangata whaiora in their individual recovery journeys; we are also seeking someone who possesses experience working with individuals from various cultural backgrounds. If you are successful, you will be a part of our dynamic mental health service coordination team based at Greenlane Clinical Centre. You will collaborate with a wide range of community and inpatient mental health professionals and network with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) across Auckland. Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively are essential to your success.
We are committed to supporting your ongoing professional development and enhancing your mental health expertise.
For further details, please refer to the position description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
We welcome applications from Occupational Therapists registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand and holding a current APC. While experienced occupational therapist candidates are preferred, this is also a fantastic opportunity for recent graduates or individuals with at least one year of mental health experience. Our team will provide ongoing support, training, and development.
We are looking for passionate occupational therapists with an interest in the field of mental health. This is a challenging yet exciting area of work requiring a proactive, enthusiastic, and empathic person with a commitment to excellence.
In addition, the successful person will:
- You will be competent in using basic Microsoft packages including Outlook, Word and Excel; and have experience in diary management with the ability to use electronic client records.
- You will need to be flexible, self-directed, and have excellent interpersonal skills.
- An interest in service improvement would also be beneficial.
- As this is a community-based role, a full and clean driver’s license is required.
For more information about this role please contact Hiring manager, Joseph Liou via Jliou@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 also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa). Relocation packages are also available for successful candidates.
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.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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