LatestAbstract Submissions for the 2019 Occupational Therapy Whakaora Ngangahau Conference is now open
The Permanent Scientific Programme Committee warmly invite you to submit an abstract for the 22- 25 September 2019 Conference at the Waipuna Conference Centre Auckland The overarching vision for the 2019 Conference is Tu mai e nga rangatira, tu mai hei mataariki, tu tei tirohanga mo te ao / Leaders: Stand, be seen & shine. Read More…
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Abstract Submissions for the 2019 Occupational Therapy
Whakaora Ngangahau Conference is now open
The Permanent Scientific Programme Committee warmly invite you to submit an abstract for the 22- 25 September 2019 Conference at the Waipuna Conference Centre Auckland
The overarching vision for the 2019 Conference is Tu mai e nga rangatira, tu mai hei mataariki, tu tei tirohanga mo te ao / Leaders: Stand, be seen & shine.
The following Conference themes have been developed to showcase this vision and we welcome abstracts to reflect:
Leading others / Te ārahi i te tangata kē
Leading practice / Te ārahi i ngā mahi tiaki
Leading research / Te ārahi rangahau
Leading innovation / Te ārahi auahatanga
Occupational therapists as leaders / Ngā kaiwhakaora ngangahau hei kaihautū
Leading in partnership / Te ārahi i roto i te mahi kōtui
Pathways to the present / Ngā ara o mua iho ki nāianei
Leaders leading leaders / Te kaihautū hei ārahi i te kaihautū
Leadership and equity / Te hautū me te ōritetanga
Education / Te Mātauranga
Children & families / Ngā tamariki & ngā whānau
Adults / Ngā Pakeke
Mental health / Te hauora hinengaro
Physical health / Te hauora tinana
Kaupapa Māori / Ngā Kaupapa Māori
Indigenous services / Ngā ratonga iwi taketake
Older adults / Ngā pakeke kaumātua ake
Community / Te Hapori
Consumer engagement / Te tūhono ki te kiritaki
Health and societal systems / Ngā pūnaha hauora, pāpori hoki
Occupational therapy profession / Te tira ngaio o ngā kaiwhakaora ngangahau
Aoteaora New Zealand society / Te pāpori o Aotearoa New Zealand
The Association’s Te Tiriti relationship model of weaving tangata whenua and tangata tiriti in true partnership under which Te Tiriti o Waitangi was intended. We therefore, invite abstracts that incorporate leadership from a tangata whenua perspective revealing the authentic aspects of being leaders/rangatira.
Abstracts close on 5 April 2019. For full information on submission types, tips and abstract templates and how to apply for funding to attend the 2019 Conference follow this link - www.cmnzl.co.nz/otnzwnaevents/call-for-abstracts/
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New Zealand's Aluminium Smelter is looking for a
Occupational Recovery Coordinator
Bring your OT, Physio or Occupational Health skills and help our people get back to work
• Global company with a welcoming Southland feel
• Excellent salary package including 10% superannuation
• Performance bonus
New Zealand's Aluminium Smelter is a member of the Rio Tinto group of companies competing in world commodity markets for primary aluminium.
At NZAS the best people in the industry make some of the purest aluminium in the world, using renewable hydro-electricity. We pride ourselves on being a world leader in quality aluminium products, our deep commitment to safety and operational excellence.
We're looking for an Occupational Recovery Coordinator to join our friendly and welcoming team.
Accountable for the day to day management of Recovery Programmes at NZAS you'll assist people to return to work following injury or illness.
You'll work as part of a multidisciplinary occupational health team who are passionate experts in their field.
Key responsibilities include:
Coordinating and administering Recovery Programmes,
Providing exceptional support ensuring clients have every opportunity to regain their optimal level of function,
Managing regular recovery meetings with employees, medical professionals and site leaders for determination and documentation of work restrictions,
Supporting employees to ensure clear understanding of roles and responsibilities and encourage engagement with early interventions,
Liaison with ACC case managers in regards to entitlements,
Providing workplace assessments and identification of required task demands.
Ergonomic improvement across site (assessment, planning and improvement).
To be successful in this role you'll have:
Qualification to work as an Occupational Therapist,
Occupational Health Nurse or Physiotherapist.
Ideally you will have proven experience in working with people in Recovery Programmes,
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage with sensitivity and empathy,
The ability to assess, monitor progress, maintain processes and facilitate improvements to support overall employee health / welfare,
Outstanding analytical skills.
At NZAS, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and employee benefits including 10% superannuation and performance bonuses. Working within a dynamic and friendly culture, in an organisation renowned for its world class safety standards and high quality product, this is an opportunity not to be missed.
As a passionate equal opportunity employer, we encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.
Candidates must have the ability to live and work indefinitely in New Zealand.
Applications close on Sunday, 6 January 2018.
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