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Occupational Therapist – Acute Adult Inpatient Unit

Organisation Auckland DHB
Area, City Auckland
Advert reference ADHB10050
Contact person Jimmy Mathews
Contact website and/or email

[email protected]

Contact telephone 09 638 0364
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 23-05-2021


Occupational Therapist – Te Whitinga

Occupational Therapist
Acute Adult Inpatient Unit
Full Time

  • Innovative service
  • Recovery focused; occupation-centred
  • Ongoing staff education and support

Te Whetu Tawera (TWT) acute inpatient mental health unit is a 58 bedded unit in a modern purpose built facility, located on the Auckland City Hospital site. TWT is made up of two wards and an intensive care ward providing service to both male and female adult clients. Located next to the beautiful Auckland City Domain, TWT is close to the scenic harbour and CBD, with immediate access to all the major Motorways – North, South and West bound.

This is an excellent opportunity for an Occupational Therapist with Mental Health experience to join a small dedicated team of therapists, offering a range of individual and group interventions via the Recovery Programme. You will add value and be an important member of the multidisciplinary clinical team. You will apply your occupational therapy expertise in collaboration with service users and the MDT to promote recovery through a structured, safe and flexible programme. You will utilise occupation as the primary evidence based tool to support recovery, including the provision of a quality group programme.

ADHB has an extensive and supportive occupational therapy mental health network that meets monthly. There is strong commitment to supporting professional development in line with professional requirements, alongside meeting clinical/professional supervision needs and offering career progression opportunities.

This is an area of work that requires a highly proactive and enthusiastic person with excellent interpersonal skills to meet the challenges and opportunities of the practice setting. The role requires sound occupation-centred philosophy, commitment to team work and excellent organisational capability.

You will be registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of NZ (with no condition on scope of practice) and hold a current valid APC.
This is a permanent, full-time role. 

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To express interest, please apply online now at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz to job number: ADHB10050
For any query, please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) at [email protected] or on 09 638 0364.
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