Community Occupational Therapy
Community Occupational Therapist
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formally NMDHB
Nelson / Tasman Community
- Temporary part-time position covering parental leave for up to 12 months.
- Join our friendly and supportive community team
- Location: Richmond Health Hub
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
We are a proactive team of occupational therapists providing the highest standard of care for our patients. We pride ourselves on being friendly and supportive, and work in a busy inter-disciplinary environment focusing on promoting, encouraging and enabling the health, well-being and independence of the people in our community.
This position is within the general community working with clients, including equipment and housing needs.
The hours for this role are 48 hours per fortnight working rostered and rotating shifts Monday - Friday.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You will have at least two years post-qualification experience, NZ registration in Occupational Therapy, a current practicing certificate and a range of generalist and specialist skills.
Additionally, you will bring the following:
- Comprehensive clinical assessment and problem-solving skills.
- The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively, to develop positive interpersonal relationships, and work flexibly within the inter-disciplinary team, with a team player attitude.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong clinical reasoning skills and use of evidence informed practice.
- Effective time management and organisational skills.
- Strong prioritisation skills and experience with complex discharge planning.
- Full clean drivers' licence.
- Complex Housing and Level 1 Wheelchair Enable accreditation are preferred, but not essential.
You will also be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs, and will have a genuine passion for working with patients in the community on their health journey. If this sounds like you, we welcome your application.
Te Whatu Ora staff must have completed their primary course of two NZ approved COVID-19 vaccinations as they have direct contact with patients and members of the public.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough - s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
At Nelson Marlborough we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community.
Nelson is one of New Zealand - s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, mountain biking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 546 1274. For role specific information please contact Diane Scott via Diane.Scott@nmdhb.govt.nz
Apply now, it - s easy. Please fill in our online application form.
Applications close: Thursday 6 April 2023
Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
|Location:||South Island - Nelson / Marlborough - Nelson|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Occupational Therapist|
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