Occupational Therapist - Paediatric at Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane), Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi
Looking for work-life balance and being part of a thriving community? Looking for affordable living close to beautiful beaches, rivers and native bush? Looking for a place to settle away from traffic jams and long commutes? Look no further than Whakatāne!
If you are a highly motivated, experienced Occupational Therapist, who works well as part of a team, then we would love to hear from you.
We have an exciting opportunity for a part time, 1 year fixed term position within our Child Development Service. We have a fantastic multidisciplinary team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist, Social Workers, Speech and Language, Allied Health Assistants, Te Pou Kokiri, Psychology, Dietitian and Administration, who you will work alongside and support you to reach your full protentional.
You will be providing excellent person-centred care to our tamariki and their whanau, delivered with passion and drive as you make a real difference through your work. You will share our vision and commitment to delivering equitable quality healthcare within the Eastern Bay of Plenty community.
About you | Ko wai koe
Our preferred candidate will have:
- Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand.
- Experience in working with tamariki from 0 to 16 years
- Knowledge of the Health System and Enable New Zealand
- Current driver's licence
- Upholding our CARE Manaakitanga values are integral to our practice in the DHB.
About us | Ko wai mātou
We can offer you:
- Orientation & training support
- Staff are supported to attend ongoing training courses relevant to position
- Opportunity to work within an experienced multi-disciplinary team
- Unique cultural experience from Te Pare a Toi
- Onsite Hospital gym
- Free carparking
Bay of Plenty District Health Board recognises Te Tiriti o Waitangi as the founding document of New Zealand. Article III of Te Tiriti o Waitangi grounds our commitment to improving equity for Māori as tāngata whenua (people of the land). It is essential that our whole workforce engages effectively with Māori and our culturally diverse community. There are opportunities here to support you to identify resources, build knowledge, and link with networks related to improving health equity.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsiveness and Excellence in their daily work. We are committed to our CARE values of Compassion, All-one-Team, Responsive, and Excellence. We value work-life balance and staff wellbeing with a full staff wellness programme on offer.
If you are an Occupational Therapist who shares in our vision and Manaakitanga, our CARE values and is motivated by being part of a tight knit community and a small, but fantastic team then come join us for that rewarding position in the sunny Bay of Plenty that you have been searching for!
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
All applications are to be made online.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Part time|
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