Senior Community Occupational Therapist (0.8-1.0 FTE)
Medicine and Health of Older People
Based in Red Beach, Rodney District
Our community Occupational Therapy service has up to 40 hours a week available for an experienced and passionate Senior Occupational Therapist, based within our Red Beach office covering the Rodney area.
We are ideally looking for someone who has experience in working in a community physical setting, providing standardised and informal occupational performance assessments, remedial and compensatory interventions including; rehabilitation interventions, equipment solutions, housing modifications and wheelchair and seating interventions. You will have the skills to provide leadership and clinical excellence within the community Occupational Therapy team whilst working as part of an Inter-Disciplinary Team.
As a senior practitioner you will provide day to day leadership to the wider community Occupational Therapy team. You will have the support and liaise closely with your Team Manager, Clinical Leader and Professional Clinical Leader for Occupational Therapy and other Senior Clinicians.
You must be a New Zealand registered Occupational Therapist. You will demonstrate strong leadership skills and be motivated and passionate about quality improvement. You will also have experience in supporting staff, students and service development.
Supportive team environment
Ongoing best practice initiatives/change
Regular in-service training
Ongoing professional development
Access to Occupational Therapy Clinical Coach
Other work perks include:
6 months Free Health Cover (must apply within 4 weeks of starting)
Access to free Waitemata DHB 24/7 Staff Gym and free EAP Assistance Programme
Discounts at some great companies via our Waitemata Work Perks network
Dedicated Immigration Consultant
Reimbursement of APC and contribution towards Professional Association fees
Please note, this position is not suitable for new graduates
For specific queries regarding the nature of the role please contact:
Rachel Lawrence, Acting Allied Health Team Leader by email: ********** Louise Lennon, Professional Clinical Leader for Occupational Therapy:**********
For assistance with your application please contact Wednesday Darling, Recruitment Consultant on **********
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Job Number: NOR06383
Closing Date: Tuesday 24th September