Hospital Play Specialist

Last update 2024-02-26
Expires 2024-03-26
ID #2028794457
Hospital Play Specialist
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified February 13, 2024


Where you'll be working: Waikato Hospital The details: Permanent, Part-time - 48 hours per fortnight (0.6 FTE) This position is open to current Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand employees only.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity Waikato Waikids (Paediatric) early child hood team based at Waikato Hospital are seeking an experienced and highly motivated casual Hospital Play Specialist/teacher.

This role is suited to a person who is a self-motivated, experienced play specialist preferably with health sector knowledge looking for a challenging role that offers work life balance.

Responsibilities of the role: * Provide and promote the psychosocial care of paediatric clients and their families/whanau/caregivers, through a comprehensive play facility that assists the understanding of illness, treatment and hospitalisation.

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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.) Mōu | About you Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role: * A high level of initiative and adaptability * Excellent communication and time management skills * High attention to detail and accuracy * Bachelor degree in Teaching (ECE)/Diploma of Teaching (ECE) * Registration with the Teachers Council of NZ as a registered Teacher * Previous health experience is highly regarded Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart * Whakamana – Give and earn respect * Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me * Mauri Pai – Fair play * Whakapakari – Growing the good * Kotahitanga – Stronger together It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big.

Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country.

That is what we are talking about here.

The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.

We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations.

We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.

Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly.

Our vision is Healthy People.

Excellent Care.

We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community.

We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply.

We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact ****** Closing date: 13 February 2024

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Hospital play specialist

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