Therapy Assistants

Therapy Assistants

Adult Occupational Therapy

Therapy Assistants

Details of the offer

Therapy Assistants, Adult Occupational Therapy-ADHB5836A• Permanent and fixed term positions
• Full time and part time roles
We are looking for energetic, motivated and friendly Therapy Assistants to join our Allied Health Therapy team at Auckland Hospital for permanent full time and part time positions. This is a great opportunity to start your career in health care or develop it further within the Allied Health specialties.
The role
Working as part of a large team, you will be supporting the Allied Health Therapists to deliver care to patients and the key responsibilities will include:-
• assisting the therapists to help patients achieve their rehabilitation goals
• working with patients 1:1 and facilitating groups
• carrying out rehabilitation plans
• assisting with equipment tracking and general cleaning of equipment
• day-to-day administrative tasks
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For further information about these positions, please contact Varsha Davendra, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapy on **********
What we can offer you
Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) is one of the leading healthcare providers and teaching hospital in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population. We have state of the art facilities and provide our services from three hospitals – Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Health and Greenlane Clinical Centre.
Here is what we can offer you:
• On the job training with continuous improvement and development opportunities including a well-established in-service training programme
• A great team environment and supportive work culture
• Excellent support from experienced practitioners, Peer reviews and professional supervision
• Subsidised gym membership, free gym classes run by 5Points Gym
• Discounts at a variety of businesses, free eye test
About you
As theideal personfor this role, you will have the following skills and attributes :-
• Experience of working with people from a wide range of ages and cultures
• An understanding of rehabilitation, illness and disability
• Enjoy working as part of a team
• Excellent communication skills
• Physically fit
• Basic computer skills.
• Health Care Assistant Level 4 qualification or equivalent desirable but not essential
• a clean, full NZ driving licence (manual driving skills preferable)
Our Occupational Therapy Service
Here is a list of our inpatient and outpatient adult specialities based in Auckland City Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre respectively :
• Acute Medical
• Cancer and Blood
• Cardiac Specialities
• Emergency, Trauma and Intensive Care
• General Medicine
• Geriatrics - rehabilitation and reablement
• Neurology, Stroke and Neurosurgery
• Orthopaedics
• Surgery, Transplants and ORL

All the above specialities for Paediatrics are located in the Paediatric Team based in Starship Child Health
To applyplease click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. For help with your application please email, Sonu Anand, Recruitment Consultant on ********** quoting ref # ADHB5836A
Closing date is 29 March 2020
Click here to view details about our recruitment process
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This position is NOT a children's worker under the Children's ActJob Posting


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