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We have a unique opportunity for an Occupational Therapist – Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau to join our team at Occupational Therapy Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa (OTNZ-WNA). The role initially will be for a fixed term role of 9 months, with hours of work being 15 – 20 hours. For more information click here
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. Read More…
2 days ago
Amplify your knowledge at AuSAE’s Marketing, Membership & Communications Symposium
WELLINGTON - Micheal Fowler Centre - Venues Wellington - Wed 1 May 2019
AUCKLAND - Aotea Centre Auckland - Auckland Conventions and Events - Wed 8 May 2019
Following on from the successful AuSAE Event Engagement Symposium last year, the 2019 Symposium will cover Marketing, Membership & Communications for your association. Each topic covered will strengthen your engagement, transparently and show you the way to enhance your own organisation.
50% of all registration fees in March will go to the support of Christchurch Shooting Victims
For more information, visit: www.ausae.org.au/Symposium ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
Job Opportunity: Occupational Therapist / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau
Nelson (Temporary, Full-Time)
Three month, fixed-term, full-time position
Bring your skills to our friendly supportive inpatient and community teams!
Work in sunny Nelson, and the greater NMDHB area
About the role
We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist with generalist skills, or the enthusiasm to develop a range of generalist skills, to join our busy Allied Health team and work across the Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) system. This three month, fixed-term position, working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE), and will support the team due to recent staff secondments.
We are seeking applicants with the following:
Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand registration with a current practising certificate
Clean full driver’s licence
Sound organisational and time management skills
The capability to communicate effectively and develop positive interpersonal relationships
A team player attitude, and the flexibility to work as an integral part of the occupational therapy and inter-disciplinary team
The commitment for client orientated care and quality standards
If this sounds like you, we welcome your application.
Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.
How to apply
For role specific information please contact Julie Marriott – Acting Team Leader for Occupational Therapy, via [email protected]
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.
Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click ‘apply now’ and complete our online application form.
Applications close: Thursday, 28 March 2019. ... See MoreSee Less
6 days ago
Message from OTNZ-WNA - We are sending our heartfelt condolences to the victims of the mosque attacks, their families, the Muslim community and to our Christchurch membership who are coming to terms with the horrific events of the last few days.
Our thoughts are with you. ... See MoreSee Less
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Work in a SNF? Download and print our checklist to get better at evaluations and make sure they lead to occupation-based, client-centered interventions! https://t.co/KbFiTw9k78
I'm running a year of events.
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The next time you need to apologize, give these four strategies a try.
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller submits report on alleged Trump-Russia collusion - US media
Special counsel ends Russia investigation
The long-awaited report on alleged Russian election meddling has been submitted to the justice department.
We want to hear about the great efforts practitioners are making with promoting Choosing Wisely. Learn more about being recognized as a campaign Champion!
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Dr. Jaegers shared her correctional workplace health research findings, practical trauma-informed care strategies and self-care tips with STAR Summit attendees. #stlreentry @sluhcrc
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Think twice the next time you say someone is "nice."
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Truly inspiring to see @ITV airing a tribute to Gordon Banks before tonight’s @England #Euro2020 match!
Gordon was a passionate Alzheimer’s Society Ambassador & worked tirelessly to raise awareness of dementia. It's amazing to see his work being celebrated like this #ThreeLions
North East members check out "CYPF Guidance & advice for OTs involved in EHCPs & Tribunal judiciary"
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Physios, OTs working in Pain Management?
This course will complement your Exercise/Graded Exposure skills
Acceptance, Mindfulness & Values in Chronic Pain
Date: 6th / 7th July
Venue: AUT North Shore Campus, Auckland, NZ
RECOGNISE HEALTH EDUCATION
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