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Occupational Therapist

Last update 2024-03-04
Expires 2024-03-04
ID #2028794734
Free
Occupational Therapist
New Zealand, Bay of Plenty, Bay of plenty,
Modified February 13, 2024

Description

Occupational Therapist – Advanced Rotation Fixed Term 0.4 FTE Join Te Whatu Ora at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-centred health system.

This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.

We have an exciting opportunity for an emerging career occupational therapist to join our team as an Advanced Rotator working through the Surgical, Medical, Orthopaedic services in the Western Bay of Plenty.

In a future state a Rehabilitation rotation will be added as another area of growth.

This position has arisen from a staff member moving overseas.

You will work alongside the Clinical Lead Occupational Therapists and team leader to ensure excellent service delivery, development of this service and the staff working in these specific areas whilst having the opportunity to grow your toolkit of transdisciplinary knowledge as you journey in your career.

Our preferred candidate will have: Exemplary interpersonal skills Preferred but not essential experience in a hospital setting working on acute wards A current Annual Practising Certificate Passion and a drive to make a real difference through your work and have a strong cultural awareness A willingness to work alongside other Allied Health clinicians and leaders to help shape this new service Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more.

Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatane.

We serve a population of approximately 308,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatane, Kawerau and Opotiki.

Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4500 staff.

Orientation & training support Support to attend ongoing training courses relevant to position Flexible working options Opportunity to work within an experience multi-disciplinary team Unique cultural experience from Te Pare o Toi Onsite Hospital gym Free carparking Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means 'the weaving of wellness'.

Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all.

Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.

At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whanau orientated and supportive environment.

We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Maori and ensures greater access, experience, and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Maori, Pacific and Disabled People.

When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system.

This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations.

We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us.

Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment.

If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whanau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.

Me pehea te tuku tono - How to Apply You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click "APPLY NOW"For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.

For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Rio Jodache, Team leader, Occupational Therapy via email ****** Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Maori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Maori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Maori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Applying from overseas? Click here to find out further information on being an Occupational Therapist in Aotearoa, New Zealand.#J-18808-Ljbffr

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Occupational therapist

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