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Occupational Therapist- Child Mental Health Services

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our evolving Child Mental Health team as we move towards utilising professional expertise to meet the needs of our community.

This is a permanent full-time position working 80 hours per fortnight.

This is a fabulous opportunity to work within a friendly and supportive Child mental health service which promotes opportunity to utilise & develop your OT skills to enhance the services therapeutic interventions and be part of dynamic Multi- Disciplinary Team.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience in the Child and / or Adolescent Mental Health field and will have experience with delivering group therapies and / or case management and /or carrying out sensory assessments.

The Bay of Plenty Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service have made a commitment to evidence-based practice, with a client focused model of care.

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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