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Occupational Therapist – Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (1.0FTE)

Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Northland DHB, we’re driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.

Right now we have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Occupational Therapist to join our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service.

About Us

We are a supportive multi-disciplinary team that actively promotes recovery focused care, and are seeking an autonomous practitioner, who is keen to innovate and participate in service development to join us.

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.

About you

· Ideally you would have some experience within a mental health or related setting

· Hold a current drivers licence

· Have a passion for working with young people and their whānau

· Have diverse and flexible approach with proficient skills and knowledge

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: AH21-025a

Closes: 14 November 2021


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