Occupational Therapist - Community Allied Health at Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane), Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Full-time and part-time options are available
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
We can offer flexible working which includes working from home, virtual and community-based interventions. Developing and supporting your special interests and professional practice in the community space is well supported.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
The Community Allied Health Team at Whakatane hospital is looking for a community Occupational Therapist to join our supportive, friendly, and experienced team. This is a full-time fixed term position until June 2023. Part time options can be considered.
The role provides an opportunity to work with a varied community-based client caseload in a diverse environment including town and rural settings. You will work within the allied health team to provide excellence in community-based care. The allied health community team are developing together and support each other to provide best outcomes for Tangata Whaiora/clients.
He Korero Mōu - About You
You will be a New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapist who is able to work autonomously and collaboratively. You will have excellent clinical and problem solving skills and an ability to communicate effectively with health professionals, health agencies, tangata whaiora/ clients and whānau.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In House Career development
- Funding available to support you in your professional development
- Competitive remuneration
- Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- SWEAT, our onsite gym
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW”
For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Carole Vivian, Team Lead of Allied Health Community and Outpatients on 027 4059 163.
The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
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.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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