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Occupational Therapist – Mental Health Services for Older Adults (0.9 FTE )

Organisation Waitemata DHB
Area, City Auckland
Advert reference WDHB11720
Contact person Glenn Bratton
Contact website and/or email


Contact telephone (09) 442 7251
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 05-05-2021


Applications for this role will be expected to:

  • Provide a patient and family-centred, evidenced-based approach to the assessment, management and treatment of a range of patients within an interdisciplinary team framework
  • Provide a high quality, efficient and effective Occupational Therapy
  • Serve consumers of older adult mental health acute services, their whānau, families and caregivers within an older adult multidisciplinary team framework.
  • Understand and address ways in which social, cultural and physical environments support or limit people’s functioning, recovery and occupational development
  • Understand and address the effect of mental health problems on functioning in everyday life. Facilitating people’s participation in meaningful occupations now and in the future
  • Participate in planning, delivery, ongoing development and evaluation of acute and sub-acute services

Services are delivered in accordance with Waitematā DHB Strategic Plans. Read the full description here.

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