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Clinical Leader, Occupational Therapy - Mental Health Services

Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora - Waitematā serves the communities of North and West Auckland through its local services, and provides some services to the metropolitan Auckland area and beyond through its regional and national services. The service is dedicated to the delivery of high quality, patient centred services, providing ‘best care for everyone’.

We are looking for an inspirational Occupational Therapist ready to take their next career step into the Clinical Leader Occupational Therapy role within our Specialist Mental Health and Addiction Services. The role is responsible for leading and representing occupational therapy within our services and also focuses on strong links to the wider district, regional professional networks and mental health and addiction sector colleagues.

The successful applicant will be an effective communicator and able to work with both senior management and clinicians helping to translate strategic direction into clinical service delivery. While you provide support for four Senior Occupational Therapist roles and ensure there is an occupational therapy workforce development plan in place you will have the opportunity to broaden your own leadership skills, as well as support the development of others within the profession.

This full time role will also require input into various projects and service developments and draw on your extensive clinical knowledge and experience to ensure that the value of occupational therapy is recognised at all levels.

If you are passionate about promoting occupational therapy in mental health and addictions and would like to take your next career step we look forward to hearing from you.

The role is a full time role which includes some clinical work.

To be considered for this position please apply online at quoting reference number WDHB18346 or click on the “apply now” button on this page.

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For more information on our recruitment process, please contact Glenn Bratton, Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7240

Position No: WDHB18346

Closing date:  29 May 2024