Paediatric 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
If you have a passion to work alongside children and their whānau - then come join us at Child Development Services in the beautiful Nelson region.
- Commitment to helping children achieve optimum function and wellbeing
- Permanent 1.0 FTE position
- 80 hours per fortnight
Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with children and being part of a multi-disciplinary team. This is a specialised position within the team and the role includes a range of assessments, interventions, housing modifications and prescribing equipment. 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.
The full-time equivalent salary for this position is $63,702 to $85,992 (Steps 2 to 8), based on the PSA Allied Public Health and Technical MECA, dependent on skills, experience, and registration in NZ.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You will be a NZ registered occupational therapist, with a current APC, and have Enable Assessor accreditation. Desirably you will come with experience in / or knowledge of housing modifications, equipment and wheelchair and seating.
You will have experience and a passion for working in paediatrics. You will also have excellent communication and rapport building skills with children and their whanau, whilst being a dedicated team player. You will be committed to adhering to best practice, delivering an excellent service and extending your own professional development.
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)
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With almost 3,000 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)
Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For role specific please don't hesitate to contact Carol Merrilees, Team Leader - Child Development Services, at Carol.Merrilees@nmdhb.govt.nz or on 03 539 5748.
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 546 1274.
Apply now, it - s easy. Click Apply Now and complete our online application form. Please include a covering letter explaining your interest in the role.
Applications closes: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) 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
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