Occupational Therapist - Tawhirimatea
Capital & Coast District Health Board
Porirua, New Zealand
27d ago

Te Korowai Whāriki is part of the Mental Health Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service, 3 DHB which covers the central region from Tairawhiti on the East Coast across to Wanganui and south to Wellington and Wairarapa.

It encompasses the Central Regional Forensic inpatient and community services, Youth Forensic service, Inpatient Rehabilitation and Extended Care Services, and Intellectual Disability services.

Located about 20 minutes away from central Wellington, in Porirua, the Regional Rehabilitation units provide consumers with specialised care with a focus on recovery and rehabilitation in both secure and open settings.

The role is in Tawhirimatea - a 29 bed safe care facility which provides rehabilitation services to people within Te Korowai Whariki’s Rehabilitation Service.

This is a regional innovative supportive service which works along side clients in supporting their journey of recovery using a multidisciplinary team approach.

It provides rehabilitation services for people in a safe care environment who experience enduring and complex mental health issues.

You will have :

  • Sound mental health experience, assessment and treatment skills (but new graduates can apply as well)
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy & professional registration in NZ and a current practising certificate
  • A Full drivers licence
  • To agree to a police vetting back ground check
  • Capability development is a high priority for CCDHB. Professional development opportunities are a given, as well as the ability to upskill and to take on other roles.

    People and their skills are highly valued at CCDHB.

    Further pay progression is through the merit steps of the PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical Multiemployer Collective Agreement.

    Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, access to a cost-effective gym including exercise classes and use of two low-cost holiday homes.

    Applications will only be accepted via our careers portal and Seek. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

    Please submit your CV and cover letter in Word or PDF format. If you have queries, please email George.Underhill ccdhb.org.nz

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