Occupational Therapist - Allied Health Inpatient Team
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We have job satisfaction and exciting mahi, we need your skills to help us thrive!
We are seeking experienced Occupational Therapists who are passionate about acute occupational therapy or wish to extend their current skills This exciting opportunity will be based in the Allied Health Inpatient team at Whakatane Hospital.
This is a casual role. The ideal candidate would have flexibility to work hours as and when required Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm. Some weekend or public holiday work may be required from time to time.
With no day being the same, you will hit the ground running working on our acute hospital wards with people of diverse cultures and ages. Working within a dynamic, fun, and supportive team you will provide excellent and responsive, person and whānau-centred care.
He Korero mōu - About You
The successful candidate will:
- Hold a NZ recognised Occupational Therapy qualification and be registered with the board
- Have a compassionate nature, who can demonstrate reflexivity and adaptable practice, remaining calm and organised within a challenging, and fast-paced environment
- Have excellent communication and conflict management skills
- Produce timely, accurate written documentation
Mō Tātou – About Us
Boasting some of the most sunlight hours in New Zealand Whakatane offers award winning beaches for both surf and fun. Be still and listen to the native bird chorus in our bush clad walkways, plus swim in the cleanest freshwater lakes around. Come join our team who are already enjoying a uniquely rewarding lifestyle outside of the main cities. Whakatane is small but mighty, featuring all the things you need whilst still remaining within easy travel to Tauranga and Rotorua for that little bit extra.
Whakatāne – Our People, Our Place, Welcome - YouTube
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Competitive remuneration
- 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
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership and wellbeing support
- Free onsite staff parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Please review the Allied Health and Technical PSA MECA for employment terms and conditions.
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 further information please contact Amanda Johnstone, Whakatāne Hospital Allied Health Acute Team Lead on 027 242 4192.
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.
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