02 August 2022
Senior Occupational Therapist – Older Person Mental Health Inpatient Team

  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • In-House career development

Job Title: Senior Occupational Therapist - Mental Health Services for Older People (Inpatient)
Location: Auckland
Hours: Full Time - Monday to Friday (Part time will be considered)
Salary: Competitive Salary

About this opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Occupational Therapist to join our clients dedicated and friendly team, working 80 hours a fortnight, Monday to Friday. This is a varied role including working individually with patients, undertaking assessments, group work/activities, education and support to the wider team and care partners.    The Older Persons’ Mental Health aspire to provide high quality inpatient care to patients with acute mental health needs and/or complex age related health conditions. We work in partnership with our patients, their families, the clinical team and community carers and supports to achieve the best possible health outcome for the patient.
  
 
Skills & experience required for this Senior Occupational Therapist - Older Person Mental Health Inpatient Team opportunity

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, and 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
  
What you can enjoy with this employer:

In-House career development
Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
Discounts (with local businesses)
 


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  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • In-House career development