Paediatric Occupational Therapist
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
If you are a highly motivated, Occupational Therapist/Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau, who has a passion for working with infants and children, enjoys being part of a multidisciplinary team, then we would love to hear from you.
We have an opportunity for a 1.0 FTE (part-time hours would be consider), fixed term position until December 2023, for an Occupational Therapist within Child Development Service. We are a specialist service providing assessment and intervention for children with (or at risk of) an intellectual, sensory or physical disability and autism spectrum disorder.
This position will involve assessments, goal-based intervention, group work and education with children and their family. We use a holistic approach to enable children to reach their maximum potential. We have a fantastic multidisciplinary team who you will work alongside and support you to reach your full protentional.
He Korero mōu - About You
Our preferred candidate will have
- Current or in the process of gaining a practicing certificate with the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand
- Knowledge of the Health System and Enable New Zealand
- Experience working within a multi-disciplinary team and using patient focused goals
- Experience in working with infants/children from 0 - 16 years of age
- Upholding our CARE Manaakitanga values are integral to our practice in the DHB.
- A current valid full New Zealand drivers' licence
If you are a therapist who shares in our vision and Manaakitanga, our CARE values and is motivated by being part of a tight knit community and a small, but fantastic team then come join us!
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Orientation and training support
- Relocation support may be available
- Supported to attend ongoing training courses relevant to position
- Flexible working practices (e.g. we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Unique cultural experience from Te Pare ō Toi
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW”
For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Hayley Evemy, Team Leader – Child Development Services, Eastern Bay on 027 245 2012 or via email Hayley.email@example.com.
Please note: Applications will be reviewed once they are submitted and prior to the closing date of 2 February 2022.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Children's Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
We look forward to your application for this first class patient/whānau focused service in the beautiful Bay of Plenty.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Fixed Term|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Occupational Therapist|
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