25 July 2022
Occupational Therapist – Inpatient (Ortho/Surgical)

  • Be part of a highly skilled and supportive team
  • Excellent Salary
  • Ongoing professional development.

Job Title: Occupational Therapist - Inpatient (Ortho/Surgical)
Location: Wellington 
Hours: Permanent, Part Time (0.8 FTE / 32hours per week) 
Salary: Excellent Salary

About the Role:

A position ideal for someone who enjoys teaching and mentoring, with a varied clinical caseload is available within our service. 

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with between minimum 4 years’  clinical experience.  In this role you will clinically cover surgical wards that include orthopaedics, plastics and general surgery as well as providing an OT service to children’s wards.  You will also mentor and supervise our rotational OT in these areas.

You will have good access to peer support, clinical and professional supervision.  Training is also available internally and externally, to help you continue to build skills and knowledge to provide excellent patient care.

About the company

The Occupational Therapy service see patients/clients within the hospital or based in the community.  Services are based in ED/APU, the acute wards, the rehabilitation wards and specialist outpatients.

You will be part of a highly skilled and supportive team. We offer professional supervision, a comprehensive orientation programme and ongoing professional development.

You are someone who’ll:

In this role you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to prioritise, to work under pressure and to manage your time effectively. You will need to have skills in teaching and mentoring.

Skills & Experience
•Registration and current APC with Occupational Therapy Board NZ
•At least 4 years clinical experience in relevant inpatient setting
•Experience with supervising and mentoring staff 
•Experience in collaborative Multidisciplinary/Interprofessional practice
•Enable NZ Accreditation in Personal care and  household management or equivalent
•Demonstrates ability to build rapport with patient and whānau from all backgrounds
•Involvement in service development 
•Current drivers licence

How to apply:

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  • Be part of a highly skilled and supportive team
  • Excellent Salary
  • Ongoing professional development.