What we do
Te Awakura is a 64 bed adult acute inpatientunit that provides 24 hour care for consumers with mental illness. Our model ofcare focuses on integrated multidisciplinary teams, providing excellent carefor consumers in the least restrictive manner.
There are four wards that formTe Awakura : North, East, South and West.
Providing services to consumers in WestChristchurch, the West Inpatient unit, comprising of 16 beds, works closelywith our outpatient team and other community services.
We are made up ofpassionate clinicians who work in the patients’ best interests at all times. Wehave a supportive team culture and encourage opportunities for growth anddevelopment.
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join us on a full-time permanent basis.
The Role : Where you fit in
In this role, you will be responsible for :
Your skills will include :
Our Culture : What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important aroundhere is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken fordelivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here : Becoming part of our story
Beingpart of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantasticbenefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoingfocus on your career development.
TheCanterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure wedeliver the best care for our diverse population.
The Canterbury DHB is aninclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respectseveryone.
Ifthis role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then pleasevisit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit yourexpertise.