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Clinical Leader - Occupational Therapy, SMHS

HainesAttract

  • Canterbury

Job Details

  • Job ID: PC3086429
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Job Duration: Permanent
  • Min Education:
  • Company Name For Job: Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha Canterbury
  • Min Experience:
  • Position Title: Clinical Leader - Occupational Therapy, SMHS
  • Required Travel:
  • Salary:
  • Classification: Health
  • Scope of Practice:
    • Assessment and Rehabilitation
    • Home and Community Environment assessment
    • Safety design and training
    • Worker Safety
    • Workplace Health

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

Reporting to the Director of Allied Health you will be part of the Allied Health Directorate, also working closely with other Allied Health Clinical Leaders, Allied Health Consultants, the Allied Health NESP Coordinator and our Allied Health Educator. This role is firmly focused on professional leadership within the service, however you will also have strong clinical experience as you will carry a clinical caseload. You will be based at either Hillmorton Hospital but will be working with our regional Mental Health Services and across the Canterbury Health System.

Te āhuatunga a te tūrunga (About the role)

  • providing clinical leadership to Occupational Therapists across our Specialist Mental Health Service
  • ensuring the provision of safe and high-quality occupational therapy services within all of our clinical areas
  • overseeing workforce development programmes and professional development planning
  • overseeing clinical audits, the recruitment of new therapists, and professional credentialing
  • liaising with tertiary providers and training institutions
  • maintaining a busy clinical caseload within your clinical area.

Ko wai koe (About you)

  • broad professional experience in clinical practice, particularly in the mental health sector
  • experience in clinical teaching, supervision and workforce development and adult education
  • previous experience in a leadership role is highly desirable
  • excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop trusting relationships both within the service and with external agencies
  • the ability to think strategically with a strong awareness of the professional environment within the service, the wider organisation, and nationally
  • NZ Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board and current Annual Practicing Certificate is essential to be considered for this position.

OFFER

Our Specialist Mental Health Services at the Canterbury DHB has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to advance their career and move into a senior leadership role as our Clinical Leader of Occupational Therapy!

We're seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist with a strong background in mental health. You'll be a proven leader who is innovative, outcome focused, have a deep commitment to work in collaboration across disciplines and is driven to achieve professional and operational excellence!

This is a permanent, full-time opportunity working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, with flexible start and finish times.

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team that forms part of Health NZ - Te Whatu Ora - Canterbury - Waitaha. We are committed to working and partnering with tāngata whaiora and their whānau. Constantly striving to work within our philosophy; we develop therapeutic, supportive and empowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them to achieve their personal goals and aspirations.

Te Tono (How to apply)

Please submit your most recent resume along with a cover letter stating why you believe that you are the ideal candidate, highlighting your experience in working collectively with Māori to uphold the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz to complete an application.

For a private and confidential chat about this role please contact Shannon Le Roux - Recruitment Partner shannon.leroux@cdhb.health.nz

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

Our Specialist Mental Health Services at the Canterbury DHB has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to advance their career and move into a senior leadership role as our Clinical Leader of Occupational Therapy!

Reporting to the Director of Allied Health you will be part of the Allied Health Directorate, also working closely with other Allied Health Clinical Leaders, Allied Health Consultants, the Allied Health NESP Coordinator and our Allied Health Educator. This role is firmly focused on professional leadership within the service, however you will also have strong clinical experience as you will carry a clinical caseload. You will be based at either Hillmorton Hospital but will be working with our regional Mental Health Services and across the Canterbury Health System.