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Practice Supervisor Occupational Therapy – Starship Community

Organisation Auckland District Health Board
Area, City Auckland
Advert reference ADHB6011
Contact person Kimiora Nathan
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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 08-03-2020


Occupational Therapist

Here is an exciting leadership opportunity for an experienced OT ready for a challenge and looking to take the next step in their career

  • Permanent, full-time position (Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week)
  • Community based service of Starship
  • Leadership role

Starship Community provides interdisciplinary care and cultural support to children; young people, their families and whānau living within the Auckland DHB area. A part of the Starship Child Health directorate, our nursing; allied health and technical staff are responsible for delivering health care services to children; young people, and whānau in their home; school and community settings.

Getting to know our communities, working closely with them, removing inequities and barriers to health care for priority populations, are key drivers for us each day.

We are seeking an experienced; motivated and energetic Occupational Therapist to join the Starship Community service as a Practice Supervisor.

As the Practice Supervisor you will provide direct clinical care and clinical leadership to the Occupational Therapy team working across child development within our community team. You will exercise a strong sense of team and leadership. You will teach/ train our occupational therapists to develop and support their personal and professional growth.

To be shortlisted you will ideally:

  • Be a registered Occupational Therapist in New Zealand with a current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Bring 4+ years of experience as a paediatric OT
  • Hold a full and clean NZ driver’s license

If you have a commitment to delivering, and improving community based models of care with quality outcomes and objectives – this may be the role for you

To view a full job description please, click here.

You will benefit from a comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme and a fun and supportive team environment. We offer a range of training and development opportunities to support career growth and ensure you are constantly learning. As an employee of the Auckland DHB, there are a variety of work perk discounts and benefits to look forward to. Visit Our Benefits to learn more.

We hope you will explore this opportunity further by either applying below or you can contact our recruitment consultant Kimiora Nathan on [email protected] to learn more.

If you are ready to apply today, please follow the links to submit your CV and cover letter. Job reference: ADHB6011
Applications Close: 8 March 2020

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

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