Therapy Assistant
Counties Manukau DHB
Manukau, Auckland Region, New Zealand
1d ago
source : Auckland Health Jobs

Permanent Part Time (20 hours per week) Remuneration as per MECA guidelines

The Kidz First Child Development Teamis seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Therapy Assistant to join the servicebased in Manukau.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for someone seekingan exciting role!

The Therapy Assistant position is asupport role for the Child Development therapists within the service to assistthem with their day to day work to ensure the best outcome for patients.

TheChild Development Team is an interdisciplinary team consisting ofPhysiotherapists, Visiting Neurodevelopmental Therapists, Speech LanguageTherapists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists and the TherapyAssistant will have direct contact with all of these disciplines on a dailybasis.

In this role you would need to assisttherapists with patients when required. You would monitor client satisfactionand report on areas of concern.

You would also assist with equipment managementand the cleaning and maintenance thereof. There is also a strong element ofadministration tasks including accurate filing, data capturing, equipmentaudits and ensuring that resources are up to date.

Our preferred applicant would be goodat developing working relationships with clients and whanau. You will have areal passion to help others, good communication skills and the insight to beable to manage sensitive and sometimes difficult situations.

Furthermore thesuccessful applicant would have a full New Zealand driver’s licence in order todrive our fleet vehicles.

Essential :

  • Full, clean NZ driver’s licence
  • Experience in a health environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Meticulous administration skills
  • Able to lift and carry equipment within Health & Safety parameters
  • Desired :

  • A relevant qualification in health
  • Exact hours for this part time rolewill be discussed at interview level, to ensure that the hours meet both thecandidate and the service needs.

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