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Occupational Therapist - Horowhenua Community Mental Health and Addiction Service (VID:6841)

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Service: Mental Health Services
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Temporary/Fulltime
Close Date: 22/12/2023
Te Uru Rauhi Mental Health and Addiction Services have an exciting opportunity to employ a Kaiwhakaora ngangahau /Occupational Therapist to be part of the multidisciplinary team.
If you have a passion for working and partnering with whānau and you are interested in being able to provide a whānau ora - wellness and recovery focused approach that encourages interconnectedness both socially, spiritually, physically and environmentally, and encompasses the aspirations to achieve ‘WAIORA’ flourishing individuals, whānau, and communities, we welcome your application. This new service model delivery approach will support the achievement of whānau whaiora.
As a Kaiwhakaora ngangahau/ Occupational Therapist you will be part of a team who will be pivotal in ensuring the delivery of safe, efficient, and comprehensive contemporary high quality, person and whānau centred services.
The successful candidate will:

• Have a passion for working with whānau and seeing them achieve their aspirations and flourish
• Be a Kaiwhakaora ngangahau/Occupational Therapist with mental health knowledge and or experience 
This position is Permanent - 32 hours per week

Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees.  We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to   equity, diversity, and inclusion.
MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions.  With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you’ll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.

• An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
• A professional and supportive culture and team setting
• Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
• Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.”  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
For more information – Please contact Maree Loynes, Recruitment Specialist (Allied Health) on 0273841708 or Email

We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs. MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.

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