Paediatric Community Occupational Therapist
|Area, City||Westgate, Auckland|
|Contact person||Pauline Penney|
|Contact website and/or email|
|Full/part time||Full time|
|Closing date for applications||15-03-2019|
- Leading Rehabilitation Provider
- Auckland Location – office base at Westgate
- Personal and Professional Development opportunities
ABI Rehabilitation has an opportunity for a Paediatric Occupational Therapist with a particular interest in brain injury and experience in paediatrics and neurorehabilitation to join our progressive interdisciplinary community team in Auckland. We are a leader in the field of brain injury rehabilitation and an accredited provider of community-based rehabilitation for adults and children with traumatic and acquired brain injury.
Our community service provides a range of rehabilitation and assessment services for children and adults in the community. Key clinical roles include assessing and treatment of a variety of clients with brain injury to facilitate the return to pre-injury roles and activities. We see our client’s at home, school/ kindy, and community settings. We have a strong client and family/ whanau focus.
You would be working in a supportive team environment alongside rehabilitation medical specialists, clinical and neuropsychologists, physiotherapists, speech-language therapists, dietitians, and social workers. We can offer you excellent opportunities for professional development; you would also have the opportunity to contribute to rehabilitation service planning and promotion, ongoing training and development of fellow team members, and clinical research.
The successful applicant will have a Bachelor Health Science- Occupational Therapy (or similar) and a minimum of two years of experience working with children through their rehabilitation (neurological rehabilitation experience preferred).
We require a high standard of work and in return offer you excellent opportunities for personal and professional development and a great team environment. We are committed to our staff and offer flexible working hours. ABI would also be interested in hearing from applicants with the desired skills set interested in contracting part-time.
Telephone inquiries can be made to Deborah Andrews, General Manager, ABI Community Services on 09 826 4004
Application Closing date: 15th March 2019
To apply Send CV and covering letter to: [email protected]
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