Neurodevelopmental Therapist, OT/PT
Tairawhiti District Health Board
Gisborne, New Zealand
4d ago

Neurodevelopmental Therapist, ChildDevelopment Service 1.0 FTE

Are youinterested in working with children with disabilities and their whanau in acommunity based service using an equitable and transdisciplinary model ofpractice with the child and their family at the centre which involves workingcollaboratively with other services.

Weare currently looking for enthusiastic and passionate therapists to join ourexperienced, supportive and well respected Child Development Service team.

This positionexists to provide a community based service for children aged 0-16 years (oruntil they leave school) who have neurological / developmental disabilities.

  • Applicantsmust be a NZ registered Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist with;
  • A current practising certificate
  • A thorough knowledge of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and a sensitivity to different cultures
  • A current, clean drivers’ license
  • We areseeking therapists with previous postgraduate experience in paediatrics,neurology or community services. However if you do not have these experiencesand are keen to develop paediatric skills and learn how to work in atransdisciplinary model with whanau we can offer you a unique opportunity to participatein comprehensive education and on the job training

    Gisborne hasa fantastic climate, lots of beaches and a great lifestyle. The community has ahigh Maori population with opportunities to develop cultural knowledge andskills.

    Allapplicants will be subject to a police screen.

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