Occupational Therapist - Te Whetu Tawera at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Seeking Occupational Therapists to join our team at Te Whetu Tawera
- Be a key part in the recovery journey and positive experiences of Tangata Whai ora
- Use your skills and knowledge to improve health outcomes
- These are permanent, full time positions working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for Occupational Therapists at Te Whetu Tawera (TWT) the 58-bed acute inpatient mental health unit at Auckland City Hospital. We are located next to the beautiful Auckland City Domain, close to the scenic harbour and the City Centre, with access to public transport including bus and trains.
This is an excellent opportunity for an Occupational Therapist with Mental Health experience, to join a small dedicated team of therapists and be an important core member of the multidisciplinary team. Working alongside a range of people including kaiatawahi, consumer leaders, whanau/families, volunteers, health professionals and NGO staff this role is enriched by diverse perspectives coming together.
Occupational Therapy is important and highly valued in this setting to facilitate Tangata Whaiora occupational performance and participation to prepare for community living. You will be able to use and develop your professional skills in assessment, goal setting and collaborative planning. Occupational Therapists offer a range of individual and group interventions and fulfil a vital role in ensuring the Recovery Programme provides meaningful experiences that contribute to positive outcomes.
Te Toka Tumai Auckland has a commitment to professional development in line with service requirements and will support clinical supervision needs. You will be part of a large professional network of occupational therapists within this organisation with opportunities for support and on-going learning.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
We welcome applications from Occupational Therapists, who are registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand and who have a current APC. At least one-year previous mental health experience is preferred.
This is a challenging area of work requiring a proactive and enthusiastic person who has excellent interpersonal skills. The role also requires a commitment to teamwork, good organisational and time management skills.
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, please contact Reshma Amin - Recruitment Consultant at Reshmaa@adhb.govt.nz or +64 021574042 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland
|Permanent Full time
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