Casual Occupational Therapist - Older Person'S Health And Rehabilitation

Casual Occupational Therapist - Older Person'S Health And Rehabilitation

Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)

Casual Occupational Therapist - Older Person'S Health And Rehabilitation

Details of the offer

Casual opportunity offering a variety of service areas, potential hours and days of week including weekends
Work within an experienced team of professionals who are passionate about the care of our community
Registration and APC with the Occupational Therapy Board New Zealand is essential

Our Purpose:Why we do it
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.
The Team:What we do
Come and work in our Older Person's Health and Rehabilitation service within the purpose-built wards at Burwood Hospital! Gain work satisfaction by working with people with physical health needs who require comprehensive assessment and rehabilitation. Be part of both the ward team and the wider Occupational Therapy team and take the opportunities to access professional development through various special interest groups, in-service training and clinical supervision.
We are currently looking for NZ Registered Occupational Therapists to join us on a casual basis, providing support to our busy service!
The Role:Where you fit in
In this role, you will be responsible for the following:
Working collaboratively and taking a patient centred approach to assess patients and plan interventions that reflect the needs and goals of the individual
Working with patients to enable optimum safety and function during this phase of their recovery
Working with clients from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, and bringing your holistic skills, enthusiasm and passion to achieve the best outcome for your patients
Working with patients who have had a medical event and require a period of rehabilitation to return safely to the community/home

Your skills will include the following:
Excellent communication skills with the ability to build rapport with patients and their whanau
An ability to quickly and effectively work in different areas of the Burwood campus
One to two year's experience in the practice of Occupational Therapy in rehabilitation with preference in orthopaedic conditions/general medical/surgical conditions/neurological

Our Culture:What matters to us
Ko nga tangata, te matua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here:Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career sitehere. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.
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Source: Kiwihealthjobs




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