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Visiting Neurodevelopmental Therapist – Child Health Services (0.4FTE), Northland DHB

Organisation Northland District Health Board
Area, City Bay of Islands, Dargaville, Kaitaia, Whangarei
Advert reference AH21-123
Contact person [email protected]
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Contact telephone 09 430 4101 ext 60689
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 30-09-2021


Calling all Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists! If you are looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge and have an interest in working with tamariki and their whānau, join our supportive multi-disciplinary Child Health team.

No previous experience in paediatrics is required, as our highly experienced team will support you and share their knowledge to assist you in developing your clinical skills and knowledge.

About Us

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

We are a Northland wide service that offers flexibility to our team, so welcome applications from candidates either based in or relocating to Northland, from Whangarei to Dargaville, and the Bay of Islands to Kaitaia.

About this opportunity

This position is 16 hours per week with flexible days (between Monday and Friday) and hours of work, which can be rostered around existing clinical hours for the right candidate.

In this role you will be providing assessment, therapy management, education and support in partnership with whānau to enable tamariki with developmental concerns aged 0-3 years to achieve optimum function and wellbeing.

What you will bring:

  • An interest in paediatrics with a passion for seeing tamaraki and their whānau thrive.
  • Willingness to continually learn and develop as a clinician.
  • NZ registration as either an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist (new graduate applications are welcomed).
  • A current practicing certificate.
  • Full drivers licence (as travel is required throughout the community).
  • Strong engagement, communication and relationship building skills.

If what we have mentioned sparks your interest – contact our recruitment team today to find out further information or apply online.

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First – People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect – We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring – We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication – We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence – Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH21-123
Closes: 30 September 2021 (unless filled prior)

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