Occupational Therapy New Zealand Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa

Community Occupational Therapist – Wellington

ORGANISATION INFORMATION
Organisation ABI Rehabilitation New Zealand Ltd
Area, City Wellington
Advert reference Community OT Jan 21
CONTACT INFORMATION
Contact person Kristen Clarke for Clinical questions
Contact website and/or email

Send cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Clinical – Telephone enquiries can be made to Kristen Clarke, Community Services Manager on 021 896 543

 

Contact telephone 021 896 543
VACANCY DETAILS
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 28-02-2021


JOB DESCRIPTION

• Leading Neuro-Rehabilitation Provider
• Full-time and Part-time opportunities
• Community and clinic based

ABI Rehabilitation has an opportunity for an occupational therapist with an interest in brain injury and experience in neuro rehabilitation to join our progressive interdisciplinary community team.
We are a leader in the field of brain injury rehabilitation and an accredited provider of post-acute, residential, and community based rehabilitation for clients with traumatic brain injury.

Our community service provides end-to-end rehabilitation including Concussion Services, Training for Independence, Assessment and Vocational Rehabilitation Services. We link with our TBI inpatient facility to provide seamless transition for clients returning to living and working in the community. We see our client’s at home, workplace, school, and clinic based settings. We have a strong client and family/whanau focus.

We are growing our team and we need passionate and skilled OT professionals to join us on our journey.

Your keys to success:
• You love being busy while also having a positive impact on people’s lives
• Your approach is kind, warm and inquisitive
• You are resilient and passionate
• You hold a Bachelor of Health Science in occupational therapy
• You have experience working with clients with neurological injuries
Previous experience in pediatrics, community rehabilitation, brain injury rehabilitation, concussion service delivery, or vocational rehabilitation would be favorable but not essential

The role requires you to work autonomously as well as in close coordination with the rehabilitation team. Our IDT includes medical specialists, neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists. On the job training will be provided from our skilled and supportive team, and we are committed to evidence based practice, and ongoing support and training. There are opportunities for contribution to service development including development of NZ practice guidelines, links to AUT, and opportunities for student supervision.

If this sounds like a great fit for you then we would love to hear from you.

Telephone enquiries can be made to Kristen Clarke, Community Services Manager on 021 896 543

To apply for this role, please click on the link below:
http://careers.abi-rehab.co.nz/Vacancy/VacancyList



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