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Allied Health Professionals – ART/ARTHA

Organisation Taranaki District Health Board
Area, City New Plymouth, Taranaki
Advert reference TCC010007
Contact person Katy Sheffield
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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 31-08-2019


Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Therapy Assistants
(Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth) 
*Part time and Full time will be considered*

  • Are you looking for an exciting and stimulating work environment, where you can be part of a new future focused model of care?
  • We can offer a supportive hospital team delivering best practice
  • Come join the New and Enhanced Allied Response Team Service

We are currently enhancing our Allied Response Team (ART) based in the emergency department to improve its ability to positively effect admission prevention and discharge planning. The team is being expanded to include a rapid response home assessment (ARTHA) service into the community and an in-reach service to support discharge planning and patient flow.

It is essential that we get the right people, with the right skills in the right place. As such we are opening up applications to a variety of Allied Health Professionals and open to discussions around part-time and full-time working.

We are looking for experienced Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers and Therapy Assistants to join us on our exciting journey of future focused healthcare.
This will be a 7 day service, working in an inter-professional approach and work hours will be arranged to meet this need. The preferred start date is August 2019.

If you think you can offer a:

  • proactive and progressive mind-set and
  • capability to drive and deliver high quality care

We would love to hear from you!

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,107 staff) operating in the exciting, changing health sector.

In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an amazing lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. Click here to see much more about Taranaki http://www.taranaki.info/visit/home.aspx

If you are a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker click here to view the position description.

If you are a Therapy Assistant click here to view the position description.

To make an application click on “Apply Online” within this page.

For any enquiries regarding these positions please contact:
Katy Sheffield (Allied Health Professional Advisor): [email protected]

Applications close 4 August 2019.

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