Occupational Therapist – Case Manager
Mental Health Services for Older People Community team
Employment Type: Permanent – 1 FTE
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
This employer is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. They serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. This hospital has over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role
We have an exciting full-time opportunity for an Occupational Therapist/Case Manager with Mental Health experience to join our Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) Community Team
The focus is to deliver high quality care to the growing population in the Bay of Plenty. At the heart of our services are our CARE values – Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence.
You will work with the Tauranga community MHSOP services, as well as the Tauranga based inpatient MHSOP ward, health partners, referred clients, their families/whānau and the community to provide psychoeducational groups, one to one assessment and support, and provision of assessments to assist clients to maintain independence and safety.
We have a commitment to working in partnership and collaboration with consumers, family/whānau and the community.
He korero mōu – About You
The successful applicant will be required to have an excellent understanding of mental health conditions, the Mental Health Act, PPPR Act, understanding of capacity assessment work up, a range of therapeutic modalities, dementia/delirium care.
The successful applicant will have a minimum of five years’ post graduate mental health experience, preferably with experience in older person’s mental health
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
In-House career development
Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
Free onsite parking
Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to Apply
Email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org to get the ball rolling.