Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Tauranga, NZ Contract

Are you a Paediatric Occupational Therapist who is passionate about delivering services to clients in their own home and community?

This is a contracting position working in our well-established community-based rehabilitation team, managing a diverse case load across our ACC funded and private services.

The successful candidates will have an opportunity to be supported to develop into specialised clinical areas such as complex spinal cord injury, neuro rehabilitation, housing assessment, wheelchair and seating assessment and more.

Who we are | Ko wai mātou

Geneva Healthcare (part of NZ Health Group) Wellness and Rehabilitation, provides a range of services to support people to manage their recovery and well-being after an injury or illness or when living with a disability. We are an established and experienced interdisciplinary team who are passionate about providing a person-centred, strength-based, solution-focused approach to support our clients to maximise their participation in their everyday life.

About the role | He kōrero whakamārama mō tēnei tūranga

This is an independent contractor position for a registered Occupational Therapist to join our team in the Bay of Plenty region working across a number of clients and contracts. Being a community-based role, the successful candidate will be comfortable working in homes, community and workplace settings. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and work with people from all walks of life so someone who thrives in a people-based role will get a real kick out of the variety in this position!

We are able to offer flexible working arrangements, to make sure that the role can fit around your family, social and sporting commitments. We have opportunities to base yourself at home, or at the office, working with you, and what is going to work best.

We support clients’ return to optimal functioning and work, following injury or ill health so your broad experience would be valuable in this role.

What you will bring | Ngā tohungatanga mō tēnei tūranga

  • 2+ years experience as a NZ Registered Occupational Therapist. Additional support can be organised for the right applicant who are newer in the profession
  • Experience in community-based rehabilitation services.
  • Experience in paediatric services.
  • Understanding of, and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Current NZ Registration with the OTBNZ
  • Passion to continue to learn and grow
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • An awareness of Health Legislation and the NZ health funding systems
  • Ability to travel and work autonomously

Why Us | He aha ai mātou?

We are committed to enhancing the wellbeing of our clients, and their whanau and communities. We are a passionate and hardworking team that fosters an environment that encourages innovative thinking and ideas. We offer excellent support and development opportunities that will assist you to build on your career aspirations, experience and development.

If you are looking for a new exciting Occupational Therapist role, in a great location and working with fantastic people, click the apply button and bring your skills to our organisation today!

Applications Close | Te katinga o tēnei whai tūranga: 24th April 2024

Please note that you must be a New Zealand citizen or resident to apply. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Reference: #854062
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