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Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist/Case Manager

An opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our community team on a permanent fulltime basis.

Are you ready to take up the challenge? Come and work within a supportive, friendly multi-disciplinary team with the focus on the Recovery Model for individuals who have a serious mental disorder? Then this position is what you have been waiting for!

In addition, we offer to you the opportunity to be part of a supportive and progressive Occupational Therapy Collegial Group with a competency based and nationally competitive salary structure.


  • Competence and clinical experience in adult mental health
  • Ability to work within a professional multi-disciplinary team
  • Registration and current practising certificate with the Occupational Therapy Board (NZ)

For further information please contact Mike Joyce on (07) 579 8399.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work. The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

All applications are to be made online.



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