Occupational Therapist, Whangarei Hospital (0.4FTE) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Fixed term position ending in September 2024
We've made Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau much more than just a place to come to work. Every day brings opportunities to leave things better than you found them. And with each opportunity, you're trusted to try new things and achieve the best outcomes for your patients. You can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.
Right now, we have an amazing opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our team at Whangarei Hospital. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work across all services and utilise professional knowledge and skills to provide a quality service to the designated inpatients and outpatients attending Whangarei Hospital.
This is for a fixed term, part time position working 16 hours per week. Hours of work will be between 8am and 5pm. Days of the week are flexible but ideally will include Friday. There is a shared On Call roster to cover weekends and public holidays (working one day every 6-8 weeks approx.).
- Aligning with clinical and professional practices with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau ward policies, protocols, clinical standards and values
- Contributing to the Clinical and Occupational Therapy teams
- Professional development
Opportunities are available to rotate throughout the hospital every 6-12 months, including Medical and Surgical based departments, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Stroke and Rehabilitation Services.
Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
Along with an interesting wide variety of work to keep you engaged, you will work alongside a supportive and tight knit team with the opportunity to gain further knowledge and skills within the team as well as other staff members in the wider service. We have a strong commitment to regular supervision and provide you with multiple professional development opportunities to advance your career.
Experience is preferred for this position, however we encourage all to apply.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Hold a current practicing certificate and registration in NZ as an Occupational Therapist
- Current Drivers Licence
- Ability to work autonomously and as part of multidisciplinary team
- Aware of Occupational Therapy theory and principles of practice
- Ability to establish and maintain working relationships between staff and clients
A career with Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: AH23-380
Closes: 26 March 2024
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau
|AH23-380 - JD - Occupational Therapist - Te Whatu Ora.pdf (PDF, 618KB)
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