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
- 0.5 FTE / permanent
- 40 hours per fortnight
- Nelson location
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
We have a permanent part-time
position available, working 40 hours a fortnight (0.5 FTE), based in Nelson.
You will see children with neuro-developmental disorders, sensory issues, coordination and functional difficulties and much, much more. 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.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
We are looking for an experienced occupational therapist who is passionate about working with children and being part of multi-disciplinary team. It is highly desirable that you have post registration clinical experience in paediatrics.
You will be a NZ
registered occupational therapist, with a current APC and have Enable Assessor
accreditation. 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 whānau and will share our passion for delivering
an excellent service, whilst being a dedicated team player. You will be committed to adhering to best practice and extending
your own professional development.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ 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 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/
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries
please contact our recruitment team on email@example.com or 03 539
For role specific information please contact Carol Merrilees on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: 14 December 2023. 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 Part time|
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