Occupational Therapist Rotational at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent Full time - 40 Hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Waikato District is one of New Zealand’s largest public hospitals, covering a large urban and rural community
Waikato District provides extensive Allied Health services
We are a friendly supportive team
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Waikato District has exciting opportunities for New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapists to be part of our Rotational Programme, with a variety of opportunities available to expand your occupational therapy knowledge and skills in a range of clinical areas.
Waikato District has identified new full time, permanent occupational therapy rotation positions to support our service across Waikato Hospital, community and mental health. The successful therapists will have an opportunity to rotate through a variety of clinical areas and settings, including six month rotations and a range of one year rotations covering specialist areas.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
As an organisation, we offer:
clinical training and professional development opportunities
a range of dynamic clinical settings
a specific new graduate and junior development and support programme
support and in-service training with the wider Occupational Therapy service
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
A positive, flexible attitude
Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
Experience of working collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
An ability to grow from past clinical experiences
A new or recent graduate with a current annual practicing certificate (or is working through the process of obtaining)
Full driver’s licence
These rotation positions will best suit a new graduate or someone with up to 2 year’s experience. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to rotate every six months or one year.
We welcome applications from qualified occupational therapists who hold registration to practice with the OT Board of NZ.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
- Whakamana – Give and earn respect
- Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
- Mauri Pai – Fair play
- Whakapakari – Growing the good
- Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Kendal.Dutton@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 5 December 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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