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Occupational Therapist – New Entry

Organisation Hawke's Bay District Health Board
Area, City Hawkes Bay
Advert reference X55269
Contact person Tracy Murphy
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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 10-01-2019


Nga Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau
2 x Full-time New Graduate Rotational Positions – full-time permanent and full-time 12 month fixed-term
Are you looking for an excellent place to kick-start your occupational therapy career? Come and join our team in the sunny Hawke’s Bay!

The Occupational Therapy Service at Hawke’s Bay Hospital has an opening on the popular and sought after rotational programme. Rotational positions offer a range of clinical practice experiences including: Orthopaedics, Surgery, Neurology, Cardiology, Medical and Rehabilitation.

Within Hawke’s Bay DHB, occupational therapists can expect the following:

  • Opportunity and support with skill development including formal and informal CPD
  • Professional supervision and mentoring to promote career development and growth
  • Excellent access to an infrastructure to strengthen personal and professional networks
  • Feel rewarded working as part of an extremely supportive team of health professionals

We are looking for new graduate occupational therapist to be part of our dynamic and inpatient occupational therapy team.

Our team is passionate about the following:

  • Engaging people and their whanau in care so they can take control of their health and well being
  • Setting up consumers to effectively manage long-term conditions or acute illness from hospital
  • Making adaptations to the living or working environments to help consumers undertake occupations that are meaningful to them
  • Helping people to develop or adapt their skills, strengths and abilities

If you’re excited about learning and developing skills in varied areas of practice, and you’re up for the challenge of a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you. This opening is suitable for a new graduate with New Zealand Occupational Therapy registration, an annual practicing certificate and full clean driver’s licence.

For further information please contact Tracy Murphy, Occupational Therapy Team Leader and Professional Advisor. [email protected] or 06 8788109 ext. 2570.

To make an application and view the Position Profile please visit our web site: http://www.hawkesbay.health.nz

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