Paediatric Physiotherapist / Occupational Therapist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Visiting Neurodevelopmental Therapist
- Child Health Services
- Permanent full time 1.0 FTE
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.
We are a Northland wide service that offers flexibility to our team, so welcome applications from candidates either based in or relocating to Northland. This role covers all of Northland, so there is some flexibility about where in Northland you choose to be based. We welcome interest from clinicians seeking both part time and fulltime employment. Hours of work can be negotiated with the right applicant.
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.
Achieving the best health outcomes for our patients starts with expecting the best from ourselves. Right now, Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is looking for an exceptional Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist to join the Child Health Team as a Visiting Neurodevelopmental Therapist (VNT).
In this role you will be providing assessment, therapy management, education and support in partnership with whānau to enable tamariki with developmental concerns aged 0-2 years to achieve optimum function and wellbeing.
If you are looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge and have an interest in working with tamariki and their whanau in the first few years of life, join our experienced and supportive multi-disciplinary Child Health team.
Previous experience in paediatrics is essential; however, we would consider those who haven't worked in this VNT role previously. So, if you are a paediatric physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist and want to branch out into working with this younger group of children then please apply. Our highly experienced team will support you and share their knowledge to assist you in developing your clinical skills and knowledge.
What you will bring:
- An interest in paediatrics with a passion for seeing tamaraki and their whānau thrive
- Willingness to continually learn and develop as a clinician
- NZ registration as either an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist -
new graduate applications are welcomed
- A current practicing certificate
- Full drivers licence (as travel is required throughout the community)
- Strong engagement, communication and relationship building skills
- Flexible working arrangements
- We welcome applicants based anywhere in Northland
- Professional Development opportunities
- Interesting and wide variety of work to keep you engaged and motivated
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: AH23-102 and AH22-458
Closes: 6 June 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||AH23-102 - JD v1 - Visiting Neurodevelopmental Therapist - Child Health Centre.pdf (PDF, 623KB)
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