Occupational Therapist - Paediatrics 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 an experienced occupational therapist to join our inpatient Paediatric team for a fixed term full-time parental leave position until July 2024.
The role is varied and primarily covers ward 4a (Paediatrics), the Neo-natal unit and outpatient clinics including neonatal development follow up, pain and fatigue management groups.
You will work alongside a team of Allied Health Professionals including an inpatient Clinical Lead, Paediatric Allied Health team, Child Development Services, nursing and medical staff to ensure excellent service delivery whilst having the opportunity to grow your toolkit of transdisciplinary knowledge in this area.
He Korero mōu - About You
Our preferred candidate will have:
- Exemplary interpersonal skills
- Preferred but not essential experience in a hospital setting working on paediatric wards
- A current Annual Practising Certificate
- Passion and a drive to make a real difference through your work and have a strong cultural awareness
- A willingness to work alongside other Allied Health clinicians and leaders to deliver an excellent service to this vulnerable population
- 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
We can offer you:
- Orientation and support from the wider Allied Health inpatient team
- Opportunity to work alongside an interdisciplinary team to expand your skill base and ensure excellent service delivery
- A supportive and dynamic coaching environment with Manaakitanga at the heart
- Opportunities to attend relevant professional development to grow your skillset
- Relocation assistance may be available for international applicants
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership and wellbeing support
- 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
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, Team Leader, Occupational Therapy 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 $68,371 to $83,030.
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:||Fixed Term|
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