Core/Experienced Neurodevelopment Therapist (Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist) Child Development Team at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Calling all Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist/NDT
Full Time & Part Time 0.8FTE - new graduates are welcome to apply
Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (between step 1 $58,513 - 9 $87,192)
• Flexible Work Arrangements + EAP + Regular Hours
• Paid Study Leave & Financial Support for External Courses
• Team Environment + Multicultural Setting + Agile Work Style
Te Whatu Ora - Counties Manukau District is a dynamic and progressive organisation at the forefront of innovative health delivery. It is this diversity that offers unique opportunities for health professionals on both a personal and professional level. We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
Kidz First Child Development Team (CDT) are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated and confident therapists to join our Neuro Developmental team. The ideal candidates will be either Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist/NDT that has a passion to work with babies 0-2 years and a desire to make a difference in our community.
The team is based at Kidz First Community Health in Manukau, South Auckland. You will be supported by a team of therapists, Clinical Leader, and a Team Leader. The team environment is fun yet goal orientated with a strong focus on improving outcomes for children with disabilities in our community. Our team support a high Maaori and Pacifica population and would welcome applicants from these communities as well.
In this role, you will work with a paediatric population (0- 2 ½ years) in a transdisciplinary holistic manner. We work with children with a range of diagnoses including, but not limited to pre-term babies with additional developmental needs, cerebral palsy, global developmental delay, muscular atrophy , chromosomal abnormities and spina bifida. We also provide therapy for children with a neurodevelopmental diagnosis. The role is varied and you will have the opportunity to support children with therapeutic interventions, orthotics and equipment prescription.
The service involves predominantly home visits with some work in clinic settings, tele- health and opportunities to participate in group therapy sessions. You will work in partnership with the patient, whaanau and other healthcare providers (e.g Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Speech Language therapist; social workers, dieticians & nurses) in order to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate outcomes of care. This role is challenging but always rewarding!
As the ideal candidate you will have:
- Interest in Paediatrics and desire to learn new skills within the paediatric setting
- Excellent handling/ facilitation skills
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with whaanua, peers, internal and external agencies
- Excellent clinical reasoning skills
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- The ability to work independently, but also as part of a wider team
What's in it for you?
- Annual practising certificate is refunded
- A generous relocation package which includes a one-way flight, accommodation, car rental & shipping freight (T’s & C’s apply)
- Support with Immigration/Visa
- Free parking onsite
- Discounted services as part of our work perks
Please apply online by clicking on “Apply Now” and indicate which position you are interested in.
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Job Number: CMH07734
Applications Close: 15 October 2023
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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