Occupational Therapist- Child Development Service – Excellent part time role til Dec 2018! Hutt Valley DHB
|Organisation||Hutt Valley DHB|
|Area, City||Lower Hutt|
|Contact person||Tamzyn Luafalealo|
|Contact website and/or email|
|Full/part time||Part time|
|Closing date for applications||21-09-2018|
Are you an experienced occupational therapist? We’d love you to come and join our colorful and energetic Child Development Service
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for someone who is experienced in working in the area of child disability preferably in a Child Development Service. As well as providing therapy you would be expected to work as part of the developmental assessment team and also to facilitate group intervention. You would joining an innovative and supportive team.
This is a fixed term position till December 2018 however there maybe the opportunity to extend this contract. The position is Monday-Friday, 16 hours per week.
Our position is based at Child Development Unit at Hutt Hosptial but you will be expected to travel to home and community settings across the region.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- experienced in the prescription of equipment
- hold Enable accreditation
- experience in housing modifications for children with challenging behavior (desirable)
- NZ Registered Occupational Therapist with current annual practicing certificate
Hutt Hospital, part of Hutt Valley District Health Board is a busy 270 bed hospital, serving a population of around 145,000. We provide most secondary services, as well as being the tertiary centre for regional plastic, maxillofacial and burns services, the regional rheumatology and school dental services and the greater Wellington public health and breast screening services.
We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; refund of your Annual Practising Certificate cost, a comprehensive orientation programme, study opportunities, and peer support.
Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, onsite gym and use of two low-cost holiday homes at Taupo.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button or through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz
For further information on this role, please email [email protected] and indicate the vacancy number 8110804-18 and job title in the subject line.
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