Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson, NZ
6d ago
  • Communitybased role covering Nelson / Marlborough region
  • 0.4FTE with opportunity for more hours
  • 1year fixed-term
  • Ngāmōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

    We areseeking an occupational therapist or physiotherapist with Wheelchair andSeating experience to work with the Child DevelopmentService, the Allied Health Team and other colleagues.

    Although we are seeking atherapist for wheelchair and seating assessments there may be the opportunityfor extra hours within your discipline in other areas of Nelson MarlboroughHealth.

    This role can be based in Nelson or Marlborough with theexpectation to work across the district. Your role will be to ensure all interventionsprovided are in line with contemporary research and evidenced based practice inorder to deliver a safe, high quality clinical care to our patients.

    You willwork in a range of settings and in partnership with individuals, families,whanau and communities and the multi / interdisciplinary model of care.

    Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

    You willhave several years’ of clinical experience, with a minimum of 2 years workingwith complex wheelchair and seating systems for children ideally, adults orboth.

    You will hold accreditation for Enable New Zealand Wheeled Mobility andPostural Management (WMPM) Level 2 or have the equivalent experience to be ableto qualify for this credentialing.

    You will have relevant experience in avariety of clinical / disability areas within a hospital or communityenvironment as commensurate to the role.

    Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

    NelsonMarlborough Health is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of thesouth. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer,which means the opportunities here are endless.

    Our main locations are Nelsonand Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all partsof the community.

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

    Ētahiatu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (Thebenefits of this position)

    In thisrole you have the opportunity to apply your skills to making a real differenceto people’s lives. At Nelson Marlborough Health we do great work and we need a greatteam to help us deliver.

    Weprovide a great place to work with professional development opportunities,job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

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