Occupational Therapist 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: Regional Rangatahi inpatient service
Contract: Permanent Full-time, (Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm)
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to join our multi-disciplinary Team at the Regional Rangatahi inpatient Service. (RRAIS). Our service treats young people that cannot safely or adequately be provided in a community setting and who require intensive treatment, investigation or observation (24 hours per day).
Duties will include:
- Day to day running of Therapeutic Day Programme alongside wider team.
- Attendance and participation within MDT and wider team.
- Articulates, negotiates and demonstrates the role and functions of an occupational therapist in the team.
- Provides appropriate, effective occupational therapy services for clients which facilitate and enable increased functioning incorporating the four domains of Te Whare Tapa Wha.
- Develops tools and establishes groups for client skill development.
- Utilises a broad range of knowledge and experience for the benefit of clients.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The Rangatahi Unit is a 12 bedded mental health acute unit, that provides a service for adolescents aged between 13 to 17 years of age who have a serious mental health disorder ( as defined in the DSM 1V ). They will be requiring intensive treatment, investigation or observation (24 hours per day) that cannot safely or adequately be provided in a community settingThe Rangatahi Unit provides a Therapeutic Day Programme for Inpatients designed to meet the needs of the Rangatahi experiencing an acute episode of mental illness.
The team has bicultural focus and is
supported by a Kaumatua and a Kuia, the team uses a Maori health model to guide
their practice with emphasis on whanaungatanga, tikanga.
Moū - About you
This role is open to those who have skills and expertise in working with adolescents and their families and hold a relevant qualification. You will fit into a strong team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines. The ideal applicant will have experience in the child and adolescent mental health sector and a proven ability of working with a multi-disciplinary team and experience in the Day to day running of Therapeutic Day Programme alongside wider team.
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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