Occupational Therapist - Youth Specialty Services
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
6d ago

Youth Therapist

Youth Specialty Services, Dunedin

  • Permanent Part time 0.5 FTE - (20 hours per week)
  • Fantastic outdoor lifestyle on your doorstep
  • Want to continue your great work supporting youth and their families?
  • Do you enjoy working in a group-based programme, have relevant experience with group work, as part of a specialist youth service?

    Do you want to continue your great work supporting youth and their families?

    If you enjoy working as an integral member of a youth focussed multidisciplinary team and have experience working with youth and their family, you shouldn’t let this opportunity pass you by.

    About the Team

    In managing your own caseload you will have a sound knowledge of appropriate youth focussed mental health interventions and provide specialised assessment and treatment, with a strong emphasis on family inclusion and family therapy for youth (0-18 years), experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties.

    In this role you will be committed to delivering excellence to youth and their family in an age appropriate and culturally appropriate manner, liaise effectively in partnership with community agencies to support the youth’s health and wellbeing.

    As a practised youth therapist you will hold a relevant tertiary health professional qualification and equivalent membership to the appropriate professional association, (Social Worker, Occupational Therapy, Registered Nurse) plus relevant post graduate experience.

    Previous experience in working with youth and families is an advantage.

    About the Role and You

    As a key worker you will have a sound knowledge of appropriate youth focussed mental health interventions and provide specialised assessment and treatment, be familiar with group processes, with a strong emphasis on family inclusion for those youth experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties.

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