Occupational Therapist / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Porirua, Kapiti and Wellington
Service: Child Development Service
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are seeking qualified applicants for a full time Occupational Therapist position based within the Child Development Service. Consideration will be given to a registered Occupational Therapist who has a wide range of paediatric experience, particularly with preschool children with developmental delays or disabilities, and their families/whanau. This is a permanent, full time position (1.0fte) however consideration will be given to applicants seeking part time options.
The position is currently based at Kenepuru Hospital, Porirua but the applicant must be available to work on all Child Development sites across the region (Wellington to Kapiti) as the service requires. We welcome applications from qualified clinicians with a commitment to honoring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and improving outcomes for pēpī and tamariki with or at risk of having a disability.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
CDS is a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist developmental assessments and interventions for children who have, or are at risk of, an intellectual, sensory or physical disability and children with an autism spectrum disorder. We use a holistic approach to enable children with disabilities to reach their maximum potential within their families and extended environment.
Moū - About you
- OT Qualification
- Practicing Certificate from New Zealand OT Board
- Accreditation with Enable for equipment and housing - ideal but not essential
- At least 3 years - experience working with children with disabilities
- Eligibility to drive in New Zealand (international, restricted or full licence)
- Eligibility to work in New Zealand
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community. Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email email@example.com and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH002-23) in the subject line. Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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