Occupational Therapist - Rotational, Whanganui

Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2072173249
Occupational Therapist - Rotational, Whanganui
New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui, Whanganui,
Modified March 15, 2024


Occupational Therapist - Rotational at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui

Rotational Occupational Therapist
Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui
Allied Health Primary and Community
Permanent, full time (40 hours per week)
Te Whatu Ora Whanganui is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.
Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa | About the role
We are seeking a qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist to work in our Occupational Therapy team, this role is predominantly a rotational inpatient role rotating through the main hospital wards including Medical, Surgical, ATR (stroke/rehab), Emergency Department and Community with input into Paediatrics and Critical Care as required. This role is ideal for a new graduate Occupational Therapist, or an experienced Occupational Therapist with an interest in inpatient services. If you are a new graduate then we may be able to offer an Allied Health Assistant position in the interim whilst you await registration, please indicate your interest in this on your application.
We have a great team of Occupational Therapists with a wide variety of experience and skills. This job requires working closely with the other Occupational Therapists and Allied Health Therapy Assistants, as well as being a part of a wider multi-disciplinary team. Excellent time management, adaptability and communication skills are essential for this role.
You must be a qualified Occupational Therapist
Have experience or demonstrate potential for working in a hospital/DHB setting
Hold the legal right to work in New Zealand
Physically fit and able to lift (as per patient handling guidelines)
Motivated to maintain high level of knowledge and skill
Hold a New Zealand Drivers License
Opportunity to further strengthen your clinical skills
You will be working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team providing excellent services to patients and whānau
Ko wai mātou


Who are we
Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities,with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'.

We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.
Whanganui is a great little progressive city with a friendly chilled vibe. Great café culture, schools and sporting opportunities with some of the best all year-round weather in the country. The rugged west coast beaches on your doorstep allow for all year surfing, fishing or just walking for miles. Skiing and hiking on mount Ruapehu just an hour up the road, Whanganui has all your bases covered for a family friendly lifestyle.
Whanganui's reputation for having some of the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand is another big-plus for many people settling in the city. With most suburbs only 15 minutes from the central business district or Whanganui Hospital residents don't have to compromise on location to make the most of their leisure time or afford a better property.
To apply click 'APPLY NOW' on our advertisement via Kiwi Health Jobs. For more information, please contact Kim Craddock, Recruitment Coordinator or (06) 348 8911
Applications close: Applications will close as soon as a suitable candidate has been found, so please do not hesitate to apply for this role
Vacancy: 01-OTRT-5660

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui
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Job details:

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

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