Hand Therapist (Physio/OT) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō Tātou – About Us
Living in the sunniest place in New Zealand isn't the only reason people have to smile in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Our stunning region offers NZ's recently voted favourite beach, endless other coastlines to ancient forests and is blessed with breath-taking landscapes and rich Māori culture. We showcase the perfect place to explore a wide range of nature-based pursuits – you don't have to forsake your career either, in fact why not enhance it with a better work-life balance.
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are interested to hear from skilled and experienced Hand Therapists who are looking for a great work/life balance in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. We have a permanent part-time position available working 24 hours per week.
The Hand Therapy service offers a variety of work including the treatment of both ACC and Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty patients. The clinical caseload includes the treatment of non-surgical and surgical cases (both traumatic and elective). In addition, referrals are also received from the community, GPs and rheumatology services.
We have a bay-wide Hand Therapy service with collegial and clinical support available to you, supplementing the hand therapy services available in the wider community.
Working at Whakatāne Hospital, you will be part of a dynamic team supporting provision of Allied Health services to our communities.
A key focus for the Hauora a Toi, Bay of Plenty is to build a sustainable workforce at Whakatāne Hospital whilst achieving equity in health outcomes for our Eastern Bay community.
He Korero mōu - About You
Our preferred candidate will have
- Excellent clinical skills and hand therapy experience
- Experience working as part of a clinical team
- Ability to work autonomously and make clinical decisions
- Dedication to upholding our CARE Manaakitanga values, integral to our practice in Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Orientation & training support from our coaching team
- Staff are supported to attend ongoing training courses
- Postgraduate academic training programme
- Unique culture experience from Te Pare ō Toi
- Flexible working practices (e.g. we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free onsite staff parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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
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For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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.
New employees of Te Whatu Ora will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Children's Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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