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Occupational Therapist - Marinoto Child West

Occupational Therapist - Marinoto West, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • Permanent, part-time opportunity
  • 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week)
  • Based in Henderson

Many young people in New Zealand experience difficulties with their mental health, at some point over the course of their childhood and teenage years. At Te Whatu Ora, Waitemata, the Marinoto West Child & Adolescent team offers mental health support to young people and their families across both rural and urban areas within West Auckland.

We are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist with Child and Adolescent Mental Health experience. We are offering a 0.8 part time position and will consider full-time if that is a preferable option. We are after an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist who wants to make a difference for our young people within West Auckland. You would be part of providing an Occupational Therapist voice within our multidisciplinary team.

Based at one of our West Auckland sites, you would be required to work Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8.30am to 5pm.

Our service delivery model is CAPA, the Choice and Partnership Approach and you can discover more about this at http://www.capa.co.uk/

Requirements for the role:

Professional Registration in New Zealand

Full NZ Drivers Licence

A desire to work with children, youth and their families who have complex mental health issues.

Preferred:

Experience in using various media and tools to engage and sustain treatment with children, young people and their families.

A Post Graduate qualification in Child and Youth mental health and/or recognised training in an evidence-based intervention for Child and Youth mental health presentations.

If you are this person, please apply online now for this rewarding role in CAMHS service at www.wdhbcareers.com quoting reference number WDHB17755, or click on the "apply now" button on this page.

We pride ourselves on being supportive and caring to our colleagues as well as our clients and their families. We enjoy the diversity of our work and continuously invest in training our staff to ensure the delivery of evidence-based practice to our valued clients.

If you are interested and keen for more information, please contact Petra Musekiwa on 021988735. For more information about the recruitment process please contact our Recruitment Consultant, Katherine Shinhama on 09 442 7248.

For a copy of the job description, please click here.

Closing Date: 27th June 2024

Position Number: WDHB17755