Occupational Therapy New Zealand Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa

Clinical Leader Occupational Therapy

ORGANISATION INFORMATION
Organisation West Coast District Health Board
Area, City West Coast
Advert reference PC0961022
CONTACT INFORMATION
Contact person Simon Liddy
Contact website and/or email

https://westcoastdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/clinical-leader-occupational-therapy/buller-and-northern-areas/17871

Contact telephone
VACANCY DETAILS
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 29-09-2020


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Permanent role with responsibility across the West Coast
  • Currently New Zealand registered Occupational Therapist
  • This is a shared leadership and clinical role with 20hrs per week in clinical leadership and up to 20hrs per week working clinically but can be flexible with the balance between clinicaland leadership

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength of one, but the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time:

  • Ensuring that our Occupational Therapy Workforce is practicing at the top of their scope and providing quality clinical governance
  • Leadership and development of our Occupational Therapy services across the West Coast
  • Contributing to research aligned to the allied health strategy
  • You will be overseeing the clinical activity of both our Occupational therapy team and our Diversional Therapy team

We are looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Commitment to clinical excellence and professional development not only for yourself but the Occupational Therapy workforce as well
  • Good understanding of Equity and Cultural responsibility for all of our populations on the Coast
  • Commitment to equity of outcomes for Maori and a strong connection to the Occupational Therapy Board
  • A strong understanding and ideally experience within the care spectrum from primary to tertiary services

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development.

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

Joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to the community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. In return you get to gain an invaluable breadth of experience you wouldn’t be able to access at any other DHB. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this

What’s next

Please apply online via our careers website or to for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 03 337 7890

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!



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