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Position Title: Occupational Therapist – Ward 11
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 10/07/2017
Application Closing Date: 06/08/2017 11PM
Job #: 054497
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Occupational Therapist  - Ward 11 – Adult Mental Health Clinical Rehabilitation

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

 

  • 1.0 FTE, permanent
  • Great work/life balance

 

Here at Southern DHB, we’re up to the challenge of realising our vision of Better Health, Better Lives, Whanau Ora; and to help us achieve this we’re very focused on bringing into our organisation people who display our values of being Kind, Open and Positive, with a sense of Community.

 

An opportunity exists to join an enthusiastic motivated team providing care on Ward 11, for patients who require a further period of stabilisation beyond their stay in an admission ward. 

 

Working within the wider multidisciplinary team, you’ll provide appropriate group, ward activities and one to one functional assessments in an inpatient Mental Health setting at Wakari Hospital Dunedin.  In this role you will work alongside experienced clinical staff and become an integral part of the team, where on occasions you may be required to contribute to the day to day operation of the unit.

 

Ideally you’ll bring to this role experience working within an adult mental health environment, exceptional communication skills, your non-judgmental attitude and your positive manner.  

 

This is a permanent, fulltime role, requiring you have be a NZ Registered Occupational Therapist with a current annual practicing certificate, and a clean full drivers licence.

 

All employees of the Southern District Health Board working with in Mental Health and Addiction Services are expected to demonstrate a commitment to  “The Seven Real Skills” (Te Pou Workforce Development, see www.tepou.co.nz/letsgetreal).

 

Closing Date: Sunday 6th August, 2017.

 

For further information please contact Nicole Ross, Recruitment Advisor, Phone: (03) 470 9605 or email nicole.ross@southerndhb.govt.nz 

 

 
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