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Visiting Neurodevelopmental Therapist – Paediatric Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist

Organisation Waikato District Health Board
Area, City Waikato
Advert reference WAI06805
Contact person Debbie Gibson
Contact website and/or email

Please apply on the Waikato DHB website:


Contact telephone 021 969712
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 19-08-2018


Job No: WAI06805
80 hours per fortnight

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced occupational therapist or physiotherapist, ideally with a minimum of two years paediatric experience to join a dynamic team of therapists providing child and family centred services to children 0 – 5 years with disabilities in the community.

This position is based within the Child Development Centre team at Waikato Hospital. Peer support, supervision and professional development are assured.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Developmental assessments
  • Therapeutic, developmental interventions
  • Provision of equipment and appliances
  • Advice on housing alterations
  • Liaison with allied agencies
  • Support with transitions

We are seeking someone with:

  • A positive, flexible attitude
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Full driver’s licence is essential

We welcome applications from qualified occupational therapists and physiotherapists who hold registration to practice in New Zealand. If you would like to discuss this position further before applying please call Debbie Gibson, Occupational Therapy Manager on: +64 (0) 21 969712.  

Closing date: open until filled

Position description – Occupational Therapist

Please apply on the WaikatoDHB website


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