OT Clinical Leader
|Contact person||Kate Mather|
|Contact website and/or email|
|Contact telephone||(06) 869-0500 ext 8678|
|Full/part time||Full time|
|Closing date for applications||18-10-2020|
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to clinically lead a passionate Occupational Therapy team. This is a 1.0 FTE role (40 hours per week).
The team are committed to the values and behaviours of Hauora Tairāwhiti and have a clear model of practice that drives process and measures outcomes. You will provide clinical and professional leadership to the team, including; recruitment, team and service development, budget management and supervision. As the clinical leader you will be managing a team of therapists that work between the inpatient and community settings, ensuring people experience a coordinated timely journey from initial contact to discharge. Providing a safe, equitable and high quality service to the people of Tairāwhiti will be paramount.
The successful applicant will have:
A high level of Occupational Therapy Knowledge and evidence based clinical practice to carry out the duties and responsibilities for the role.
- 5 years post grad experience in a variety of setting and preferably with ENABLE New Zealand accreditation for wheelchair and seating and complex housing.
A high level of understanding and support of integrated working.
Registration and a current practicing certificate with the OT board of New Zealand.
A passion for occupation with drive and motivation.
- Excellent time management.
Evidenced leadership skills and an ability to work as a team member.
Excellent communication skills in order to establish and maintain effective therapeutic and working relationships.
Analytical skills related to service development, statistical and budget activity.
Ability to develop and implement efficient and effective systems and processes to ensure smooth and consistent service delivery.
Gisborne Hospital is the base for a wide geographical area, creating an enormous scope and variety of work for an enthusiastic Clinical Leader. You will have the opportunity to improve equity and provide a quality service to the Tairāwhiti community while enjoying a work life balance in a beautiful coastal setting.
Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Gisborne is a relaxed city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring safe community. The city has superb outdoor facilities, golden beaches, a warm climate and a vibrant local economy based on wineries, agriculture, surfing and tourism.
Applicants must be registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand, have a current practicing certificate, and have clean and full driver’s licence. The successful candidate will be subject to a police screen.
If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Kate Mather Clinical Care Manager Shared Services on (06) 869-0500 ext 8678 or email [email protected] for further information.
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