Occupational Therapist - Aronui Ora (Maternal Mental Health) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- One Year Fixed term full time opportunities ( Starting January 2024 )
- Are you a NZ Registered Social Worker or Occupational Therapist keen to work with young people in a mental health inpatient setting?
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Aronui Ora (Cloak of wellbeing) was formerly named the Maternal Mental Health Service. This cloak represents the fine weaving of whānau and other supports for emotional wellbeing during pregnancy and the first year of an infant’s life. Aronui Ora is a specialist adult mental health service, and we are gender inclusive.
The multi-disciplinary team is made up of mental health professionals from the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, social work, occupational therapy, psychotherapy and nursing. We have team members with specialist knowledge in the area of infant care and attachment (promoting a secure parent and infant relationship). The service provides antenatal (before birth) and postnatal (after birth) support in community, clinic and hospital settings. Beyond assessment, we offer a wide range of individual, group and family therapies and other targeted supports.
Aronui Ora provides a consult liaison service to maternity wards at Auckland City Hospital (ACH), as well as providing pre-pregnancy advice and consultations when clinically indicated.
We are looking for an experienced NZ Registered Occupational Therapist or Social Worker able to work in their discipline and as a Key Worker to join our team. As a key clinical member of the multidisciplinary team you can expect a stimulating, fast paced and supportive working environment including excellent supervision and a commitment to on-going professional development.
For further details, please refer to the position description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You will be an experienced Social Worker or Occupational Therapist and be registered with the relevant Board of NZ (with no condition on scope of practice) and hold a current and valid APC.
This is an exciting opportunity to use your specialist Occupational Therapy/Social Work skills to work with rangatahi/tamariki and their whānau, and mama/pepi and whānau to ensure positive mental health outcomes. You will express a commitment to working with people in a culturally competent manner, with a particular commitment to working with Māori.
You will need to be clinically experienced and have the ability to work collaboratively with service users, colleagues, mental health service providers, government agencies and the NGO sector. You will also have proven experience working with a range of cultural backgrounds in a Mental Health Setting.
For more information about this role please contact Rachel Hunter at email@example.com
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)
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, or require information in an accessible format, please email Reshma Amin - Recruitment Consultant at Reshmaa@adhb.govt.nz or at +64 021574042 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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