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Occupational Therapist – Adult Community Mental Health & Addictions Service (1.0FTE)

Achieving the best health outcomes for Northland communities starts with expecting the best from ourselves. We ensure every member of our team has the opportunity to develop, grow and stay inspired. Here, you can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.

Right now we are looking for an exceptional Occupational Therapist to join our supportive community based Adult Mental Health and Addictions multidisciplinary team. This is a full time position working between 8.00am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

In this role you will provide high quality and effective Occupational Therapy to our clients and contribute to the provision of Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention within the service.

To be successful you will need to hold a New Zealand drivers licence and a current practicing certificate, and have an interest in working in the mental health and addiction sector.

If you are a dynamic, motivated and self-directed therapist, then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for.

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH21-222

Closes: 3 October 2021