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Occupational Therapist – Child Development

Organisation South Canterbury DHB
Area, City Timaru
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Closing date for applications 11-07-2021


Occupational Therapist – Child Development

Child Development Team – Timaru Hospital

Permanent, Part-time, 20 Hours per week

Weekdays, Wed-Fri Workdays Preferred but Negotiable

Watch this video to learn how this moment is yours!

Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

We are looking for an occupational therapist to join our enthusiastic and multidisciplinary child development team.

Do you have a special affinity for working with children and their families? Are you enthusiastic about helping children met their developmental milestones or helping children with disabilities? Then this role is for you.

You will be working with other health professionals, caregivers and families in the community. You will be contributing your specialised healthcare knowledge and expertise to the team.

If you strive to achieve the maximum potential for each child, then this role is for you.

As a registered OT, you should have or be able to:

  • Demonstrate clinical experience working with children and their families
  • Demonstrate clinical experience in Child Disability or Child Mental Health
  • Be able to plan and work autonomously
  • Hold a current and valid New Zealand drivers license

Why choose South Canterbury DHB?

As one of the country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow – you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now – this moment is yours!

Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.  If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Closing date:  OPEN

As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.

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