Occupational Therapist – Assertive Community Treatment team

Applications close 28 September 2017

Mental Health and Addictions Service
80 hours per fortnight
Job Number: WAI03381

The Assertive Community Team provides a community based service for individuals with high and complex needs who require significant support and assertive treatment in order to live successfully in the community.  The team functions seven days a week (0800 - 1630hrs) and also provides early evening on-call (Monday to Friday 16.30 - 20.30hrs).  There will be times, when as an on-call clinician, you may be required to return to work to attend to urgent client related business that cannot wait until the next day.  The rostering is largely self-rostering, so there is ability to support a work / life balance.

Ideally you will be an experienced mental health professional who is familiar with coordinating care and providing therapeutic interventions, solutions and advocacy with adults experiencing mental health difficulties to achieve their optimal mental wellbeing.
We offer:
• access to postgraduate education, to build on existing knowledge
• extensive internal training opportunities, to support skill development
• full orientation and mentoring to help you get to know our services
• access to Clinical supervision.

If you have been considering relocating to the Waikato, then make the move now and let us help you and your family to access affordable housing, good schools and vibrant communities.
Applicants must have registration, or be eligible for registration, with the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand and hold a full, clean drivers licence.
If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply.
For more information please contact: Ali Brown – Team Leader on (07) 834 6902.

Closing date:  28 September 2017


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