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Neurodevelopmental Therapist, Child Development 1.0 FTE

Organisation Hauora Tairawhiti
Area, City Gisborne
Advert reference HAU00232
Contact person Helen Houkamau
Contact website and/or email

[email protected]

Contact telephone 8689500 ext 8268
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 17-02-2020


Neurodevelopmental Therapist, Child Development Service 1.0 FTE

Are you interested in working with children with disabilities and their whanau in a community based service using an equitable and transdisciplinary model of practice with the child and their family at the centre which involves working collaboratively with other services.

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and passionate therapists to join our experienced, supportive and well respected Child Development Service team.

This position exists to provide a community based service for children aged 0-16 years (or until they leave school) who have neurological / developmental disabilities.

Applicants must be a NZ registered Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist with;
•A current practising certificate
•A thorough knowledge of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and a sensitivity to different cultures
•A current,clean drivers’ license

We are seeking therapists with previous postgraduate experience in paediatrics, neurology or community services. However if you do not have these experiences and are keen to develop paediatric skills and learn how to work in a trans-disciplinary model with whānau we can offer you a unique opportunity to participate in comprehensive education and on the job training

Gisborne has a fantastic climate, lots of beaches and a great lifestyle. The community has a high Māori population with opportunities to develop cultural knowledge and skills.

All applicants will be subject to a police screen.

Please attach a current CV and cover letter to your online application.

To review the job description, or go to the application page, click here

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Lyn Davis phone +64 6 869 0500 ext 8127, or e-mail [email protected].

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