Community Occupational Therapist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough, Nelson Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB
Nelson / Tasman Community
- Are you passionate about making a difference in the community?
- Bring your strong clinical skills to our friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary team.
- Full-time 1.0 FTE position (80 hrs/fortnight) in sunny Nelson
- New permanent position
This is an exciting opportunity for a NZ registered Occupational Therapist to join our awesome team based in the Richmond Health Hub.
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
We are a proactive team providing the highest standard of care for our clients. We pride ourselves on being friendly and supportive, and work in a busy inter-disciplinary environment focusing on enabling the health, well-being and independence of the people in our community.
This position is placed within the general community, including equipment and housing needs.
The hours for this role are 80 hours per fortnight working rostered and rotating shifts Monday - Friday.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You will have at least two years post-qualification experience, NZ registration in Occupational Therapy, a current practicing certificate and a range of generalist and specialist skills.
Additionally, you will bring the following:
- Comprehensive clinical assessment and problem-solving skills.
- The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, to develop positive interpersonal relationships, and work flexibly within the inter-disciplinary team, with a team player attitude.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong clinical reasoning skills and use of evidence informed practice.
- Effective time management and organisational skills.
- Strong prioritisation skills and experience with complex discharge planning.
- Full clean drivers' licence.
- Complex Housing and Level 1 Wheelchair Enable accreditation are welcome, but not essential.
You will also be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs, and will have a genuine passion for working with patients in the community on their health journey. If this sounds like you, we welcome your application.
Te Whatu Ora staff must have completed their primary course of two NZ approved COVID-19 vaccinations as they have direct contact with patients and members of the public.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ work visa at the time of applying.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3000 employees, we are Nelson and Marlborough - s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, 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)
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
At Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community.
Nelson is one of New Zealand - s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, mountain biking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
enquiries please contact our recruitment team on email@example.com or
03 539 5748.
For role specific information please contact Diane Scott on Diane.Scott@nmdhb.govt.nz .
Apply now, it - s easy. Please fill in our online application form
and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position.
Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.
Te Whatu Ora 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 strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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