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Occupational Therapist - Surgical Services Tauranga

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Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty Tauranga New Zealand

3 weeks ago

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi, Occupational Therapy Team as an emerging career therapist in our Surgical services on a full-time basis.

This role is varied and offers the opportunity to improve the wellbeing of patients journeying through previous and new health conditions including but not limited to traumatic brain injury, amputation, general surgical and frailty conditions.

You will work alongside the Clinical Lead OTs, Advanced Rotators and Allied Health Assistants to ensure excellent service delivery whilst having the opportunity to grow your toolkit of transdisciplinary knowledge in your career.

Mō Tātou – About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and... those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

He korero mōu - About You

Our preferred candidate will have:
• Exemplary interpersonal skills
• Preferred but not essential experience in a hospital setting workin on acute wards
• A current Annual Practising Certificate
• Passion and a drive to make a real difference through your work and have a strong cultural awareness
• A willingness to work alongside other Allied Health clinicians and leaders to help shape this new service

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
• In-house professional development
• Orientation and support from the wider Allied Health inpatient team
• Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
• Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
• Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
• Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
• Free flu vaccinations
• Free onsite parking
• Discounts (with local businesses)

Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values

At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Rio Jodache, [email protected]

Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation
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