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Perfect Part time Porirua! Occupational Therapy Professional (General & Clinical) Leadership role 18 hrs per week

Organisation Capital & Coast District Health Board
Area, City Porirua, Wellington
Advert reference AH099-18
Contact person Phil Adamson
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Contact telephone 048062548
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 05-08-2018


Job Description

An exciting leadership opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced Occupational Therapist in Porirua.  Porirua is one of the 4 cities comprising the Wellington region famous for its vibrant creative culture fueled by great food, wine, craft beer, coffee and events, excellent walk/bike trails, parks, museums and stunning landscape.  Wellington is a cosmopolitan city with an energetic personality perfect for your next career move!

You will provide specialist advice on specified workforce priorities that will enhance the delivery of effective health services to our population and provide professional leadership for Occupational Therapists across the range of services. Working 18 hours per week this permanent position provides professional leadership for Occupational Therapists and supports high quality & safe client and patient care across Capital & Coast DHB, inclusive of general health inpatient, outpatient and community health services.

You will have exceptional relationship, leadership and communications skills.  You will be able to facilitate strong teamwork amongst all groups of clinical staff, support interdisciplinary practice and work collaboratively with other Professional Leaders and Managers and other related positions within Capital Coast DHB.

As the successful applicant you will:

  • Hold a current Occupational Therapy annual practicing certificate
  • Have advanced clinical experience and knowledge. Desirable for this experience and knowledge of the health system/services to be across a range of settings including; Hospital and Community.
  • Have demonstrated success in leading and developing staff
  • Operated within a complex environment, including meeting the needs of multiple competing demands at the same time
  • A commitment to contribute research and innovation & contribute at a strategic level
  • The ability to command the respect of colleagues & support staff
  • Be action focused
  • Be prepared to drive and support others with change

The successful candidate will ideally also hold a clinical role alongside this role.

This role falls under the Allied Health Career Framework which supports the growth and development of the Allied Health workforce through the development of advanced clinical and/or leadership roles.  For further information, please visit: https://www.ccdhb.org.nz/working-with-us/allied-health-scientific-and-technical-careers/allied-health-career-framework/

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking here – ‘Apply Now’

Applications close on 5th August 2018. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email attention Phil Adamson at [email protected] and please indicate the vacancy number (AH099-18) and job title in the subject line.


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