Community Paediatric Occupational Therapist

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Paediatric Occupational Therapist role in Auckland Community for Neurorehabilitation provider, assisting clients in brain injury rehab and promoting independence. Position available in interdisciplinary team.

Job title
Community Paediatric Occupational Therapist
Employer
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Location
Auckland CBD, Auckland
Category
Healthcare & Medical
Time
Full time

Pay

Not mentioned

Paediatric Occupational Therapist- Community Setting

Leading Neurorehabilitation Provider
Work in an Inter-disciplinary Team (IDT)
Community based – work across Auckland region.
Full-time/part-time
Auckland location

Are you passionate about delivering rehabilitation through supporting clients who have sustained a brain injury or other acquired injury to regain independence/maximize function in a community setting?

Looking for a role where you work with clients on functional goals in a community setting?

Share a puzzle with a 7-year-old while targeting fine motor skills.
Navigate a bus trip supporting a teenager with their memory & problem-solving skills.
Educate a teacher and whānau on strategies to support a child with sensory issues.
Advise on equipment to support ADLs in the home.

ABC Rehabilitation has an opportunity for an occupational therapist with experience in pediatrics and neurorehabilitation to join our progressive interdisciplinary community team. We are a leader in the field of brain injury rehabilitation and an accredited provider of community-based rehabilitation for clients with multi-trauma, birth-injury, concussion, and traumatic brain injury. There are opportunities to work with clients across a range of ages and injury types in community settings throughout the Auckland region.

Your keys to success:

You love having a positive impact on people’s lives using family-centred models of practice.
You want to provide hands on, practical assessment and intervention.
You are comfortable working independently, and also enjoy working as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team.
You have a full driver's license and are comfortable driving across Auckland, as most clients are seen at home/schools.
You are registered with the OT Board of New Zealand and have a current practicing certificate.
You have at least 2 years’ experience working with clients with neurological injuries.
Previous experience in pediatrics, community or neuro rehabilitation or concussion services are preferable.

You will be provided with:

Phone and laptop for work purposes.
Car for client services
Access to EAP
Reimbursement for registration with OT board
Professional development
Clinical supervision

The role requires you to work autonomously as well as in close coordination with the IDT rehabilitation team. On the job training will be provided from our skilled and supportive team, and we are committed to evidence-based practice, and ongoing support and training. There are opportunities for contribution to service development including development of NZ practice guidelines, links to AUT research projects, and opportunities for student supervision.

We have a strong client and whānau/family focus and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi through the implementation of Te Hekenga-ā-ora (ABC’s Māori Development Plan), to ensure equitable outcomes.

ABC Rehabilitation has received accreditation from Immigration New Zealand and may be able to support international candidates onto the Accredited Employer Work Visa. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

If you are interested, have the desired skills set and looking for either full time or part time work, ABC wants to hear from you!

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