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Occupational Therapists – Marlborough Adult Community Mental Health

Organisation Nelson Marlborough Health
Area, City Marlborough
Advert reference W20-061
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For role specific information please contact David Greer – Manager Integrated Community Mental Health, Marlborough via [email protected]

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.

Apply here: https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/occupational-therapists-marlborough-adult-community-mental-health/wairau-hospital/15624

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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 23-07-2020


  • Rewarding roles within a supportive well-established team
  • Two permanent full-time positions working 80 hours a fortnight
  • Great team! Sense of humour welcome!

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki ēnei mahi (About these positions)

In Marlborough, Adult Mental Health Services are delivered by an established multi-disciplinary team based at the Wairau Hospital in Blenheim. This team delivers a comprehensive clinical resource to those affected by acute or enduring severe mental illness.

We are looking for two Occupational Therapists to join our dedicated and friendly team, each working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE), Monday to Friday. This is a varied role including working individually with patients, undertaking assessments, group work/activities education and support to the wider team.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

These positions will be of interest to both experienced and newly graduated Occupational Therapists. In either case you will be an enthusiastic and energetic NZ registered Occupational Therapist with well-developed people skills. Part-time applicants will be considered.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)


Ngā huanga o ēnei mahi (The benefits of these positions)

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

The Marlborough region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry, sunny days. It is renowned for being a large wine growing area adjacent to the Marlborough Sounds. Visit: http://marlboroughnz.com/ to find out more.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact David Greer – Manager Integrated Community Mental Health, Marlborough via [email protected]

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Job Ref # W20-061.

Applications close: Thursday, 23 July 2020 (extended).

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.


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