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Occupational Therapist (Part Time/Full Time) Acute Allied Health... Auckland

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau Auckland New Zealand

1 week ago


Full Time & Part Time hours can be considered

Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (step 1 $58,513 - 8 $85,204)

We have exciting opportunities within Acute Allied Health based at Middlemore Hospital. This position will cover occupational therapy practice in our general and specialist medical areas initially with opportunities to develop skills in all acute care areas including orthopaedic and surgical spaces. You will be professionally supported by a Section head and work within an interdisciplinary team implementing evidence-based interventions to assess, treat, and facilitate discharge planning from the acute hospital setting. This position offers extensive professional development opportunities and the ability to expand and strengthen your current skill set.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:
• How to apply sound occupational therapy competencies to these practice areas.
• Excellent caseload management skills are essential as are
•... Verbal and written communication skills.
• You will need to be self-motivated and team orientated
• Have good time management and communication skills

We offer regular supervision both one on one and in group situations. We provide a structured induction process to help you get started. The occupational therapy service offers a robust training schedule for staff across the spectrum of disability services at Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau to ensure rapid skill development in the role. Prior experience in a similar setting will be a significant advantage, however, return to practice occupational therapists and new graduate applicants are welcome.

Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau has the added benefit in offering the learning and development opportunities from the campus based Koawatea learning centre. Arguably the envy of all other large medical facilities across New Zealand. There are many stimulating workshops and courses available to develop your career. Both National and International trainers, speaker and programs are run out of our facilities.

• NZ Registered Occupational Therapist
• Current APC
• NZ Current Full Driver’s Licence
• Excellent verbal and written communication

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity please apply online NOW For more information please contact Natasha Jones, Section Head Occupational Therapist on [email protected].

To view the job description, click here.

Job Number: CMH202310712

Applications Close: 28 May 2023

This position requires any worker to be vaccinated for vaccine preventable diseases including Covid-19.

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today
Auckland New Zealand

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