Occupational Therapist Advanced Practitioner
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Location: Hutt Hospital
Service: Te Herenga Tangata (Community Older Persons, Rehabilitation and Allied Health) team
Contract: Permanent - 32 hours per week
A great opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for a leadership role in Housing modifications and Community practice
About the role
Te Herenga Tangata is our Community Older Persons, Rehabilitation and Allied health team.
With over 30 team members, we work with a broad range of populations who have very diverse needs. We have 9 Occupational Therapists along with a Community Rotational position.
Our Advanced Practitioner in Housing Modifications will provide leadership and mentoring to develop the skills of therapists within the DHB. We are looking for someone who enjoys community based practice, working in an IDT team and who will support our endeavours to move to more pro-equity focussed systems.
We need someone willing to help us develop our models of practice, who has energy, a sense of humour and a commitment to supporting other team members.
Along with advanced expertise in Housing Modifications, you will ideally have significant experience in Wheelchair and Seating/Postural management and be happy to work together with colleagues to offer advice and encouragement to less experienced staff on the broader aspects of Community based Occupational therapy.
You ll need advanced clinical skills and also great communication, and inter personal skills. You will find professional support from your Occupational Therapy colleagues within the team and Professional Leader for Occupational Therapy.
We are looking to develop a culturally diverse team and strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds with the right skills to consider applying.
How to apply
Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: www.huttvalleydhb.org.nz. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
For further information on this role, please email email@example.com and indicate the vacancy number 1115580-21 and job title in the subject line.
HVDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received so please apply early.
COVID-19 -2DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the recent health order, applicants must have had their first and second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
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By joining together we will succeed
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Hutt Valley|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Occupational Therapist|
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