Paediatric Occupational Therapist - Nelson (0.6FTE) at Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson/Blenheim), Nelson Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Child Development Services
Location: Nelson Hospital
- Are you an occupational therapist with paediatric experience?
- Do you want to work in a fantastic multidisciplinary team that is supportive and stimulating?
- Do you have a passion to work alongside children and their whānau - Then come join us in the beautiful Nelson region.
Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
have a permanent part-time position available, working 48 hours a fortnight (0.6FTE),
based in Nelson.
We are looking for an experienced occupational therapist who is passionate about working with children and being part of multi-disciplinary team. You will see children with neuro-developmental disorders, sensory issues, coordination and functional difficulties and much, much more. You will work collaboratively with other services such as Ministry of Education, Needs Assessment Services, Ti Piki Oranga, Plunket, Explore, Child and Adolescent Mental Health to name a few. The role will require you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs.
The Child Development Service (CDS) team has a strong commitment to child protection and is dedicated to helping children achieve optimum function and wellbeing. We provide multi-disciplinary therapy for children with disabilities referred to the service, in partnership with their families/caregivers; this role spans community, primary, inpatient and outpatient settings.
It is highly desirable that you have post registration clinical experience in paediatrics.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You will be a NZ registered occupational
therapist with a current APC and will have Enable Assessor accreditation.
Experience in equipment, housing modifications and wheelchairs would be beneficial. A passion for working along tamariki and
their whanau and supporting them with their goals. You will also have excellent
communication and rapport building skills and will share our passion for delivering
an excellent service, whilst being a dedicated team player. You will be committed to
adhering to best practice and extending your own professional development.
For the health and safety of staff and patients all NMH staff are
required to be vaccinated in accordance with the COVID-19 Public Health
Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, openings for further study and development, workplace wellness programmes, and the opportunity to enjoy a great lifestyle.
Nelson Tasman is a place of stunning
natural landscapes - lakes, mountains, rivers, native bush and beaches. The
region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry and sunny
days. Find out more at https://www.nelsontasman.nz/
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough-s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For role specific please contact Carol Merrilees, Team Leader - Child Development Services, at Carol.Merrilees@nmdhb.govt.nz or on +64 27 246 0481.
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 546 1274.
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Applications closes: Wednesday 1st June (Applications will be reviewed as received.)
Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We recruit for cultural competence and
encourage applications from candidates from all cultures.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson/Blenheim)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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