Occupational Therapist Clinical Lead - Trauma 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
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.
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 have an exciting opportunity for a mid-career occupational therapist to join our team as a Trauma Clinical Lead (CL) working across our surgical & orthopaedic services in the Western Bay of Plenty. There will also be an expectation of maintaining a small clinical caseload.
The CL role oversees 5 staff members (4 Occupational Therapists, 1 Allied Health Assistant) as part of service delivery to our trauma services.
You will work alongside other Occupational Therapists, Allied Health Clinical Leads, Allied Health Trauma Lead/Educator and Team Leads to ensure excellent service delivery, development of this service and the staff working in these specific areas whilst having the opportunity to grow your toolkit of transdisciplinary knowledge as you journey in your career.
He Korero mōu - About You
Our preferred candidate will have:
- Exemplary interpersonal skills.
- Experience in a hospital setting working on acute wards.
- A current Annual Practising Certificate.
- Passion and a drive to make a real difference through your work and have a strong cultural and bicultural awareness.
- A willingness to work alongside other Allied Health clinicians and leaders to help shape this medical service.
- A drive to uphold our Manaakitanga CARE values which are at the heart of who we are and how we serve our community.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Orientation and support from the wider Allied Health inpatient team
- In house career development
- Competitive remuneration
- Flexible working practices (e.g. we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership and wellbeing support
- Highly rewarding role and opportunities to make a positive difference!
- A supportive and dynamic coaching environment with Manaakitanga at the heart
- Working alongside an interdisciplinary team to expand your skill base and ensure excellent service delivery
- Free onsite staff parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
- The opportunity to live and work in the stunning Western Bay of Plenty!
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
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 Rio Jodache via email Rio.Jodache@bopdhb.govt.nz.
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.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are 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.
Salary range for this position is $85,992 to $90,534.
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 Full time|
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