Occupational Therapist - Central Hawkes Bay
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
80 hours per fortnight (1.0FTE)
Escape the rat race and enjoy the work and lifestyle of Central Hawkes Bay
Are you looking to experience a change of pace and gain a better work life balance outside of the rat race of the big city? Central Hawkes Bay offers the best of small-town living including access to beautiful beaches, walking and cycling tracks, affordable living and a strong community focus.
The Community Allied Health Team in Central Hawkes Bay is looking for a community Occupational Therapist who is passionate about supporting a diverse and varied community. The role provides an opportunity to work with a community-based caseload and small inpatient ward in a supportive rural community team.
What are the benefits to you?
- Work with and learn from a range of health professionals in both the community and inpatient team.
- Support and opportunities for formal and informal CPD.
- Be a part of a values driven and supportive team culture
- Work in a rural community where you are able to contribute to a diverse and varied patient caseload.
You will be a New Zealand registered occupational therapist who is able to work autonomously and collaboratively. You will have excellent clinical and problem-solving skills and an ability to communicate effectively with clients, whanau, health professionals and health agencies. You will be experienced in facilitating and prescribing complex adaptive equipment and environmental adaptations and provision of wheelchairs and seating requirements for patients.
EMS accreditation for Occupational Therapy in personal care and household management is essential. Accreditation in basic/complex housing modifications and level one wheeled mobility and postural management is preferred.
This position provides variety and the opportunity to develop not only occupational therapy specific skills, but also skills that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries by adopting an Inter professional approach.
To discuss this fantastic opportunity, please call Ian Elson – Nurse Manager CHB on 027 220 7380 or Sarah Hamilton – Professional Lead, Occupational Therapy on 027 307 3293
New Zealand registration, current Annual Practicing Certificate and current clean driving licence are essential.
you, review the Position Profile HERE and apply now!
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, Hawkes Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.
We are committed to delivering and living our Te Whatu Ora values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira– Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.
We are proud of our team’s diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.
Te Matau a Maui, Hawkes Bay requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means having two vaccinations and one booster.
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