Senior Clinician Occupational Therapist
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, NZ
4d ago

Fixed Term until October 2023

Full Time

Remuneration as per MECA guidelines (between step 9-12)

  • Flexible working, including working from home
  • Commitment to your professional development (generous continuing professional development funding)
  • Highly supportive and learning team environment
  • The Community Stroke Rehabilitation (CSR) Team is seeking a Senior Clinician Occupational Therapist to join their team.

    CSR provides stroke specialist rehabilitation in the clients own homes with a focus on community reintegration and promotion of self-management.

    You will be a key member of an interdisciplinary team using your expertise in assessment and clinical interventions to deliver rehabilitation including an early supported discharge model of care.

    This is an exciting opportunity to work for a dynamic team, leading the delivery of stroke rehabilitation in the community.

    You will be professionally supported by a section head and as well as the wider team of Physiotherapists, Rehab Assistants, Needs Co-ordinator, Speech and Language Therapists, Social workers, Nurses, Psychologists, Dieticians and Doctors.

    Counties Manukau District is committed to enabling our patients to be self-managers and you will be supported to work collaboratively with patients, carers and other health care professionals.

    There is scope for service development and implementing projects to improve the care of your patients. Ideally you will be able to work autonomously, as well as part of an inter-disciplinary team and ongoing support will be provided as required.

    Counties Manukau fully supports ongoing education and development of all employees including regular supervision and in-services.

    If you are looking for a challenging, fun, and friendly place to work, offering you a supportive working environment then we would like to hear from you.

    Essential :

  • NZ Registered Occupational Therapist with current practising certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience working as an Occupational Therapist
  • Strong communication skills
  • Commitment to client centred rehabilitation
  • Full current driver's license
  • Desirable :

  • Postgrad qualification
  • Experience supervising others
  • What's in it for you?

  • A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • Refund of your annual practising certificate cost as per policy guidelines
  • Contribution towards your NZAOT subscription
  • Study allowance
  • Discounted services as part of our work perks
  • Fantastic culture and team environment
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