01 August 2022
Occupational Therapist – Maternal Mental Health

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  • New opportunities
  • Work at the largest organisation in Auckland

Job Title: Occupational Therapist - Maternal Mental Health
Location: Auckland
Hours: Permanent Part Time (0.8FTE) Monday to Friday
Salary: Competitive salary

About this opportunity

Our client is seeking a Registered Occupational Therapist to join the Maternal Mental Team, in a vibrant and culturally diverse community.
Our clients community based Maternal Mental Health team is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist. Located within Auckland, our Perinatal Services engage with women in pregnancy and the postpartum, and their whanau, along their recovery journey. This specialist service provides assessment and treatment for this population, and skills working with families in this context would be a distinct advantage.
As an Occupational Therapist in our team, you will support our whaiora by facilitating group sessions, assess their level of functioning, developing interventions to support recovery through meaningful participation in areas that are important to our whaiora and their whaanau. You will get to work collaboratively within our team, as well as autonomously within our model of care.
As you will be working within the unique and growing multicultural population, cultural proficiency and a willingness to learn would be an advantage. If you are looking for variety and the chance to be part of a friendly, multi-cultural and hardworking team then this could be just the role for you to show off your exceptional talents.
Skills & experience required for this  Occupational Therapist - Maternal Mental Health opportunity

  • Registration and an Annual Practising Certificate in Occupational Therapy
  • Full, clean driver’s licence
  • Ability to work in a diverse community
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a Mental Health role
  • Knowledge of functional assessments and PRPP
 What you can enjoy with this employer:
  • Work at the largest organisation in Auckland
  • A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • Fantastic culture and team environment 
  • Refund of your annual practising certificate cost
  • Onsite professional development sessions
  • Generous study allowance on top of mandatory training
  • Onsite learning centre with regular training provided by overseas allied health experts
  • Discounted services as part of our work perks

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  • New ways of working
  • New opportunities
  • Work at the largest organisation in Auckland