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Occupational Therapists – Marlborough Adult Community Mental Health

Organisation Nelson Marlborough Health
Area, City Nelson
Advert reference W20-022
Contact person
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Contact telephone 0274900041
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 07-03-2020


  • Rewarding roles within a supportive, well established team
  • Two permanent full-time positions working 80 hours a fortnight
  • Great team! Sense of humour welcome!
  • Of interest to experienced and recently graduated OTs

Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

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)

We value our cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect across disciplines and engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their support networks.

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

Find out more about us https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

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 pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

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

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

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


Ref: W20-022.

Applications close: Open until filled.

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