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Occupational Therapist - Marlborough Adult Community Mental Health

  • Location:


  • Applications Close:

    10 April 2021

  • Sector:

    Mental Health
  • Type:


  • Hours:

    Full Time

  • Organisation:

    Nelson Marlborough Health

  • Contact:

  • Rewarding role within a highly regarded and well established team
  • Permanent, full-time position (Monday to Friday)
  • Competent, professional, multidisciplinary ethos!

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

In Marlborough, Secondary Care Adult Mental Health Services are delivered by an established multi-disciplinary team based at the Wairau Hospital in Blenheim. This team works in close association with partner services to deliver a comprehensive clinical resource to those affected by mental illness.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our multidisciplinary service, working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE), Monday to Friday. This is a varied role that include - undertaking standardised clinical assessments, group work education and professional liaison.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

The scope of this position will be of interest to both experienced and newly graduated Occupational Therapists. The common factor will be clinical professionalism and the motivation to provide an excellent occupational therapy service. Applicants must already have, or be eligible for, professional registration in New Zealand.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

The Marlborough region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry, sunny days. It is renowned for being a large wine growing area adjacent to the Marlborough Sounds. Visit: to find out more.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact David Greer - Manager Integrated Community Mental Health, Marlborough via

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Applications close: Open until filled. (Applications will be reviewed as they are received so we encourage you to apply as early as possible).

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.