Job Application

Mental Health Occupational Therapist (Full Time) Intensive Community Team, Te Whatu Ora

Full Time (40 hours per week)
Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (between 2 $63,135 - 7 $82,271)


The Intensive Community team is an innovative, recovery focused team who are committed to excellent care and the best outcomes for our service users. We provide assertive community based interventions for service users who have high and complex needs within the Counties Manukau catchment area.


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to work within our team Monday to Friday, full time position, based at Lambie Drive, Manukau.

You will be required to work closely with mental health clinicians to provide assessment, treatment and support to an identified Service users group. You will have strong communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary environment to support service users, families and carers.


You will be committed to learning and developing alongside the team and be proactive in seeking learning opportunities. We offer an open and supportive team environment with on-going learning opportunities. Mental health supports the goal of all service users and staff to be smoke free.



•    Registered Occupational Therapist

•    Current Annual Practising Certificate

•    Minimum 3 years post registration experience in Mental Health

•    Full & Clean NZ Driver's licence


What's in it for you?

•    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

Please apply online by clicking on the Apply Now button.


To view the position description, please click here. For more information please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 58680 or


Job Number: CMH202310285

Applications Close: 15 February 2023

Our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our patients and our people.  We have strict Health & Safety measures to keep our people safe. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.