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Occupational Therapist - Paediatrics

Location:
Wellington
Company:
APM

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Occupational Therapist - Paediatrics

  • Bring your passion for working with children
  • Grow our paediatrics service in the region
  • Support and mentor the wider team to deliver services

We have an exciting new opportunity to join the Wellington team! We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to deliver and grow the paediatrics service in the wider region.

You will have the opportunity to work across our varied contracts with a paediatric component, as well as private referrals. You will assess and provide rehabilitation to students with a variety of injuries or disabilities, minimising barriers which may impact on their ability to engage in school and other activities. Travel throughout the region will be required and a company car is provided.

You will be able to build strong responsive relationships with children (0-16 years) and their families, work in a multidisciplinary community of care with other allied health professionals. You will also be passionate about best practice and ongoing professional development.

This role may be either full time or part time.

Essential requirements:

  • The relevant tertiary qualifications (BHSc OT)
  • Current registration with the NZ Board (e.g. OTBNZ) or able to apply for this
  • Minimum of 3 years’ post graduate experience/clinical background in paediatrics and any of the following areas: Neurology, Brain Injury, Musculoskeletal, Mental Health and Multi-Trauma, Wheelchair and Seating, Housing, Vocational Services, Concussion, Community-based Rehabilitation.
  • A full clean NZ/ Australian Driver's Licence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A positive "Can-Do" attitude, a willingness to learn, and a healthy sense of humour
  • Intermediate computer skills and excellent reporting skills.

About APM

APM is a rapidly growing global health and employment services company with more than 5,000 employees serving over 350,000 people each year throughout ten countries. In New Zealand, APM holds a number of contracts with ACC, MSD, NZDF and also private employers to provide a range of services including Vocational and Community Rehabilitation, Pain and Injury Management, Workplace Health, Allied Health Intervention and Employment Services. Join the team of over 270 staff throughout New Zealand dedicated to enabling better lives!

Benefits and culture:

• A highly competitive remuneration package including a base salary (based on experience), company vehicle for work and some personal use (for full time role), mobile phone and laptop, generous CPD budget and regular in-service training.

• Reimbursement of APC and Professional Membership (OTNZ).

• At APM we strive for good work life balance with opportunity for flexible working options.

• Comprehensive training, along with ongoing professional development and supervision.

• A fantastic opportunity to further develop your career and our services.

Enjoy a fast-paced, energetic and solution-focused work environment whilst being part of a small dynamic and supportive team.

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you! Apply online with both your CV and a cover letter explaining why this could be your next career move. If you would like to have a confidential chat, please contact Anna McDonnell on 021 771 273. All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential.

All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential

We are keen to fill this position as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. Applications will be reviewed as they are received so don't delay!

You must have existing rights to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

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