Occupational Therapist, Older Adult Mental Health
STAR 1 ( Older Adult Mental Health)
Scope of Practice: Occupational Therapy
MidCentral DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the recent health order, applicants must be doubled vaccinated no later than 1 January 2022. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral District Health Board has a vacancy for a New Zealand registered occupational therapist in our Older Adult Mental Health service and is situated within the Occupational Therapy Team at Palmerston North Hospital.
The purpose of this role is to provide and deliver a quality accessible occupational therapy service across the continuum of care of older adult mental health inpatient and community sector, in partnership with service users/ tangata whairoa, NGO's/ Agencies and their family/whanau and other staff of MDHB Mental Health service.
This position would suit an occupational therapist with vision and energy for working in Older Adults Mental Health as part of the inpatient rehabilitation service and developing links with the community Older Adult Mental Health service.
Applications from newly graduated clinicians will also be considered and the position may be part of the rotational program. We would welcome applications from occupational therapists who wish to work either full time or part time hours.
If you are a New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapist with a passion for older adult mental health, and hold a current annual practicing certificate we would welcome your application.
|Location:||North Island - Manawatu / Whanganui - Palmerston North|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Occupational Therapist|
|Attachments:|| OT-STAR-1.pdf (PDF, 719KB)