Mental Health and Addiction In-Patient Service - Tumanako (1.0 and 0.4 FTE, permanent)
Achieving the best health outcomes for Northland communities starts with expecting the best from ourselves. We ensure every member of our team has the opportunity to develop, grow and stay inspired. Here, you can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
About the Role
Right now we are looking for two exceptional Occupational Therapists to join our supportive Mental Health and Addiction acute in-patient services multidisciplinary team. We have both a full (40 hours per week) and a part time (16 hours per week) position available so the flexibility is yours.
Tumanako is a 29 bed purpose built unit at Whangarei Hospital that cares for adults over the age of 18 who live in the Northland area. He Manu Pae is a 6 bed sub-acute unit based in a community setting. At both units we provide a full range of mental health and alcohol and drug services including assessment, group therapy, family/whānau and individual interventions.
In this role you will provide high quality and effective Occupational Therapy and contribute to the provision of Occupational Therapy assessment and interventions for the Tūroro in the Tumanako Service.
To be successful you will need:
- to hold a New Zealand drivers licence
- a current practicing certificate in New Zealand
- have experience/interest in working in the mental health and addiction sector.
If you are a dynamic, motivated and self-directed therapist with the ability to work within an MDT model, then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for.
A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: AH23-048 & AH23-049
|Permanent Part time
| AH23-048 - AH23-049 - JD - Occupational Therapist - Tumanako IPU.pdf (PDF, 290KB)