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Registered Health Professional – Occupational Therapist

Organisation Pathways
Area, City Papatoetoe, Auckland
Advert reference OT_TupuAke_Frank_Auck_09 09 19
Contact person Frank Perrott
Contact website and/or email


[email protected]

Contact telephone 027 542 6155
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 09-09-2019


  • Part-time position available (24 hours per week)
  • Do you hold a current NZ registration as an Occupational Therapist?
  • Based in Papatoetoe, Auckland

Develop your professional career and provide clinical support to people experiencing mental distress to help manage their health and social needs.



We’re looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist with a current New Zealand registration and the ability to work within mental health to join our Pathways Auckland peer-led support team based in Papatoetoe.

This is a part-time permanent role, the hours are 24 hours per week. The days and hours can be negotiated for the right candidate.

Our Registered Health Professionals support people experiencing acute mental distress to improve their mental wellbeing. The team does this through various interventions including mental and physical health education, meaningful activity, linking people with appropriate services in the community (work & social etc), and developing self-management skills.



Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.


The Team

You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and joining our Pathways Auckland peer-led acute support team, this is a service that is an alternative to a hospital admission, working in a team of support specialists and Registered Nurses – all with a common purpose to support people experiencing mental illness.



We are interested to hear from candidates who are NZ registered as an Occupational Therapist and someone who has the ability to support and inspire a team.

You’ll be known for your caring, friendly and approachable manner and be passionate about your professional role and identity. You’ll have a non-judgmental approach to working within a diverse population. A real team player, you’ll be an excellent communicator and the sort of person who brings fun and laughter to your work environment. You’ll thrive in a supportive multi-disciplinary team environment where your skills and knowledge are valued and respected by your colleagues.


You will ideally have:

  • At least two years’ experience working as an Occupational Therapist
  • A current full New Zealand drivers licence


The Benefits

In this role, you can look forward to a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its’ purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!


Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE – Monday 9 September 2019. PLEASE NOTE we will be shortlisting as we go and this advert may close when a suitable candidate has been found.

To view a full position description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/uploads/files/position-descriptions/PW_RHP_2018.pdf

Please contact Frank Perrott, Service and Relationship Manager on 027 542 6155 if you have any questions.

For further information, visit our website www.pathways.co.nz

Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply.

**All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children’s Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

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