Occupational Therapist / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau (Child Development Service) at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.
Location: Porirua, Kapiti and Wellington
Service: Child Development Service
Contract: Fixed Term (until June 2023), Part Time (0.4FTE / 16 hours per week)
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
We are seeking qualified applicants for a part time (16 hours per week) Occupational Therapist position based within the Child Development Service. Consideration will be given to a registered Occupational Therapist who has a wide range of paediatric experience particularly with preschool children with developmental delays, or disabilities, and their families/whanau. This is a fixed term position and will be focussed on reducing wait times. The majority of the work will be screening, assessment and short term interventions.
The position is currently based at Kenepuru Hospital, Porirua but the applicant could negotiate being based at another site and must be available to work on all Child Development sites across the region (Wellington to Kapiti) as the service requires. We welcome applications from qualified clinicians with a commitment to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and improving outcomes for pēpī and tamariki with or at risk of having a disability.
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
CDS is a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist developmental assessments and interventions for children who have, or are at risk of, an intellectual, sensory or physical disability and children with an autism spectrum disorder. We use a holistic approach to enable children with disabilities to reach their maximum potential within their families and extended environment.
Moū ' About you
- OT Qualification
- Practicing Certificate from New Zealand OT Board
- Accreditation with Enable for equipment and housing ' ideal but not essential
- At least 3 years' experience working with children with disabilities
- Eligibility to drive in New Zealand (international, restricted or full licence)
- Eligibility to work in New Zealand
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.
To find out more about us click on the following links:
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 (AH209-22) 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:||Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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