Paediatric Occupational Therapist - Marlborough
Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson/Blenheim)
Marlborough Health Hub
6h ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

Child Development Services

Location : Marlborough Health Hub, Blenheim

  • Are you an occupational therapist with paediatric experience?
  • Do you want to work in a fantastic multidisciplinary team that is supportive and stimulating?
  • If you have a passion to work alongside children and their whānau then come join us in the beautiful Marlborough region!
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

    Wehave a permanent part-time position available, working 60 hours a fortnight (0.75FTE),based at the Marlborough Community Health Hub in Blenheim.

    Weare looking for an experienced paediatric occupational therapist who is passionateabout working with children and being part of multi-disciplinary team.

    You willsee children with neuro-developmental disorders, sensory issues, coordinationand functional difficulties and much, much more.

    You will work collaborativelywith other services such as Ministry of Education, Needs Assessment Services,Ti Piki Oranga, Plunket, Explore, Child and Adolescent Mental Health to name afew.

    The role will require you to beadaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs.

    TheChild Development Service (CDS) team has a strong commitment to childprotection and is dedicated to helping children achieve optimum function andwellbeing.

  • We provide multi-disciplinary therapy for children withdisabilities referred to the service, in partnership with their whānau;
  • this role spans community,primary, inpatient and outpatient settings.

    Kowai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is anappropriate applicant?)

    You will be a NZ registered occupationaltherapist, with a current APC and have Enable Assessor accreditation.You will have experience and a passion for working in paediatrics.

    You willalso have excellent communication and rapport building skills with children and their whānau and will shareour passion for delivering an excellent service, whilst being a dedicated teamplayer.

    You will becommitted to adhering to best practice and extending your own professionaldevelopment.

    For the health and safety of staff and patients all NMH staff arerequired to be vaccinated in accordance with the COVID-19 Public HealthResponse (Vaccinations) Order 2021.

    Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

    We provide a great place to work with professional developmentopportunities, openings forfurther study and development, workplacewellness programmes, and the opportunity toenjoy a great lifestyle.

    The Marlboroughregion has 20% of New Zealand-s coastline woven through the beautifulMarlborough Sounds. The region offers an abundance of easily accessible outdooractivities including : sea kayaking, sailing, tramping, rafting, fishing, diving,mountain biking and skiing.

    Find about more about the region at .

    Nelson Marlborough Health is the main healthprovider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson andMarlborough-s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless.

    Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across theregion and service all parts of the community.

    Our work can be challenging, butwe are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make difference. Wevalue integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

    Etahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

    For role specificplease contact Carol Merrilees, Team Leader -Child Development Services, at or on 03 539 5371 or 027 246 0481.

    For general enquiries please contact ourrecruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

    Keen to apply now, it-s easy. Pleaseclick apply now and fill in our online application form.


    Applications closes : Open until filled (Applications will be reviewed as received). If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Carol Merrilees.

    NelsonMarlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Webelieve that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforcereflective of the population it serves.

    We strongly encourage applications fromcandidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

    He waka eke noa. We are all in thistogether.

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