Occupational Therapist, Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit
Palmerston North Hospital, New Zealand
6d ago

Scope of Practice - General Occupational Therapist)

We are looking for an occupational therapist with energy and vision for our Acute Mental Health Inpatient Service. Ideally you will be an experienced occupational therapist with experience in and a passion for mental health.

This is a full time permanent position with opportunities for professional development in mental health.

You will be working within a multi-disciplinary team and be responsible for an experienced occupational therapy assistant.

You will practice from an occupation focused practice model in order to deliver assessments and interventions that promote well-

being from a recovery model based on whanau ora principles.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks.

These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

General Information

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.

Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000.

In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.

Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures.

Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

Palmerston North 4442

vacancy midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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