Occupational Therapist / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau (Inpatient Rehabilitation) at Hutt Valley District Health Board (Wellington), Lower Hutt
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.
Location: Hutt Valley Hospital
Service: Occupational Therapy
Contract: Permanent, Part Time (0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week)
Salary: As per MECA, pro rata
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
An opportunity for an Occupational Therapist has become available in our Inpatient rehabilitation wards. You will be providing assessment and intervention to those recovering from injury, illness, surgery and neurological conditions.
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with a minimum of two years- experience. Previous experience in neurological rehabilitation, cognitive and age related conditions is highly preferred, however, open to all candidates based on experience.
You will have good access to peer support, clinical and professional supervision. Training is also available internally and externally, to help you continue to build skills and knowledge to provide excellent patient care.
- Assessment, management, therapy and intervention of occupational performance issues in a rehabilitation setting
- Support the wider Occupational Therapy team when required
- Active involvement in the development of the Occupational Therapy service
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The Occupational Therapy service see patients/clients within the hospital. Services are based in MAPU, the acute wards, the rehabilitation wards and specialist outpatients.
The Older Persons and Rehabilitation inpatient role has a caseload which consists of a wide range of patients/clients and requires knowledge of common medical, surgical, orthopaedic and age related conditions and detailed knowledge of diagnosis and clinical management of stroke and neurological conditions.
You will be part of a highly skilled and supportive team, where we
actively recognise, appreciate and value all team members.
Moū - About you
In this role you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. We are looking for someone who enjoys being part of a team and is able to support and encourage their colleagues. You will also need to be adaptable to change and flexible to service needs.
Skills & Experience
- Registration and current APC with Occupational Therapy Board NZ
- At least 2 years clinical experience in relevant inpatient setting
- Strong clinical reasoning
- Effective time management and prioritisation skills
- Experience in collaborative Multidisciplinary/Interprofessional practice
- Enable NZ Accreditation in Personal care and household management or equivalent
- Demonstrates ability to build rapport with patient and whānau from all backgrounds
- Current drivers licence
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (2115753-22) in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Hutt Valley District Health Board (Wellington)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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