Community Occupational Therapist. at Hawke's Bay District Health Board (Hastings/Napier), Hawkes Bay
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
80 hours per fortnight (1.0FTE)
Engage in the future of Allied Health!
We are offering an Occupational Therapist the chance to work in a diverse and innovative Community Allied Health Service at the Hawke’s Bay DHB. Become part of a dynamic and supportive team of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, dietitians, speech language therapists and therapy assistants who are passionate about improving services for people in our local community.
What are the benefits to you?
• Support and opportunities for formal and informal CPD
• Professional supervision and mentoring to support career development and growth
• Work with and learn from a diverse range of health professionals
• Be a part of a values driven and supportive team culture
You will work in the community, in an assessment and rehabilitation capacity to help older people and people with complex disabilities to remain independent in their own homes for longer and also supporting those transitioning home from hospital. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working in partnership with General Practice and other community service providers to come up with creative solutions for complex situations. You will be part of a progressive, award winning model of care.
EMS accreditation for Occupational Therapy in personal care and household management is essential. Accreditation in basic/complex housing modifications and level one wheeled mobility and postural management is preferred but not essential; an interest in working towards these areas of accreditation is desirable.
Why work here?
“I immediately felt so welcomed and supported coming into the HBDHB and this service, and I feel like I am making a difference”.
This position provides variety and the opportunity to develop not only occupational therapy specific skills, but also skills that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries by adopting an Inter professional approach.
If this sounds like you, review the Position Profile HERE and apply now!
To discuss this fantastic opportunity, please call Tracy Higham, Team Leader, 0277654464 Email: email@example.com
New Zealand registration, current Annual Practicing Certificate and current clean driving license are essential.
The Hawke’s Bay DHB in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.
We are committed to delivering and living our DHB values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira– Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.
We are proud of our team’s diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.
As per COVID-19 Public Health Response Amendment Act (No 2) 2021, Hawkes Bay DHB requires ALL its employees to be both fully vaccinated against COVID-19 which now includes boosters
Failure to meet these requirements will result in your application being rejected.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Hawke's Bay District Health Board (Hastings/Napier)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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