Scope of Practice : Occupational Therapy) MidCentral District Health Board has a vacancy for an experienced occupational therapist, working in our community team, based within the Occupational Therapy Service at Palmerston North Hospital.
This is a full time position, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Primary responsibilities are working with community based clients recently discharge from the ATR Service or referred direct to the community service with a focus on providing assessment and intervention in peoples own homes.
There may be circumstances in which you will need to work in other areas of Occupational Therapy and this may include working within a multi-
disciplinary team. If you are a NZ Registered Occupational Therapist holding a current annual practicing certificate with a minimum of two years relevant experience in this field, and a particular interest in working in the community setting, then please apply.
A full, current, driver’s licence is essential.
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks.
These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.
To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000.
In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures.
Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
Palmerston North 4442