Visiting Neurodevelopmental Therapist
- Fixed Term Full Time
- Community Child Health Team - North & West
- Te Whatu Ora Waitematā
This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
We are looking for a Visiting Neurodevelopmental therapist to join our dynamic community team. If you are a Paediatric Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist who is experienced in working with infants and young children and has a passion for developmental therapy, this is a great opportunity. You will be part of a very experienced and highly skilled multi-disciplinary Children’s Community Team; a team who are committed to providing excellent therapy services to our children across Te Whatu Ora, Waitematā. Our work encompasses providing developmental support to infants and young children (0-2 years) who experience developmental delay or disability, in close partnership with their family/whanau. This work is provided primarily in the community setting.
Knowledge and experience in the areas of neonates, early child development and neurology is essential. As a Visiting Neurodevelopmental therapist you will be working in a transdisciplinary model, providing developmental support to infants and young children with a wide range of developmental difficulties. You will be working within a very supportive team and team work is an essential part of the role, working collaboratively with medical and other allied health professionals and community services.
We are committed to innovative best practice in the context of child-focussed, family centred care, which is based on the family and child’s strengths and goals. We are looking for like-minded clinicians to join our experienced, supportive and dynamic allied health team. You will have opportunities to grow in skill and knowledge and have regular supervision and ongoing professional development.
This role contributes to the provision of the Child Health Service and is collaborative, responsive to the needs of the clients and upholds the principles of partnership working.
- A current driver's licence and current NZ Annual Practising Certificate is essential.
- We have a lot to offer you:
- Support from skilled senior staff
- A hardworking, supportive yet fun environment with a great team of experienced clinicians
- 6 months Free Health cover for new employees ( must apply within 4 weeks of starting)
- Access to our free Employee Assistance Programme
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free 24/7 staff gym
- Dedicated Immigration Consultant to assist overseas candidates
- Discounts at some great companies via our Waitemata Work Perks network
If this sounds like you then please apply online!
To view the Position Descriptions, please click here.
If you would like any further information about this position, please contact Shirley Campbell, Community Child Health Team Leader, on Shirley.email@example.com M: 021 790 614 or Roz Cranswick, Developmental Therapy Clinical Leader, on firstname.lastname@example.org M: 021 245 7785
For support with your online application you can email Bairavi Thavarasa - Recruitment Consultant on Bairavi.Thavarasa@waitematadhb.govt.nz or call 09 442 7251.
Job code: WDHB15472
Closing date: 8th December 2022
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - North Shore/West Auckland|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Developmental Therapist|
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