Occupational Therapist - Forensic Sub-acute Inpatient - Puna Awhi-rua

Applications close 6 October 2019

Where you’ll be working: Forensic Sub-acute Inpatient - Puna Awhi-rua
Permanent – 80 hours per fortnight (1 FTE)


Care to join us?  If you are an Occupational Therapist looking for a role in the Waikato, look no further!

About the service:
You will be part of a service that is exciting and innovative in its approach and making service delivery developments.  You will need to have a genuine interest in the judicial system and mental health issues pertaining to forensic clients / tangata whaiora and their families / whanau. 

About the role:
You will be part of a multidisciplinary team focused on supporting clients / tangata whaiora to achieve their maximum mental health potential engaging in a fantastic therapeutic programme and 1:1 work utilising recovery and strengths based approaches. 

Responsibilities of the role:
This role requires excellent assessment skills, experience of implementing interventions which enhance client / tangata whaiora outcomes and the ability to manage relationships with multiple stake holders.

What we can offer you as part of our service:
• Work within a supportive multidisciplinary team with a recovery focus.
• Working with an experienced specialised OT team.
• Opportunities for group work as part of a Therapeutic programme initiative.
• Encouragement of training and continuous professional development and regular supervision.
• Active participation in the further development of the service.
• Support and in-service training with the wider Mental Health and Addictions OT service.
 
Your application:
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Clindella Stirling, Charge Nurse Manager – Acute Forensic and Rehabilitation Service on 021 763 537. 


Application closing date:  6 October 2019


Values
Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga