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Assistant – Occupational Therapy Clinical Support Services

OrganisationLakes HDB
Area, CityRotorua
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Contact personCarlynne Curd-Hope
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Contact telephone(07) 349 7913
Full/part timePart time
Closing date for applications31-10-2021


We are seeking a part-time Assistant (32 hours per week, flexible between 8.00-4.30 Monday to Friday) to support Occupational Therapists at Rotorua Hospital. This position is a permanent contract.


The position involves assisting Occupational Therapists with direct patient contact – inpatients, outpatients and community based patients with a diverse range of activities from patient therapy and education, to wheelchair modification and set up.  In addition the role requires the successful applicant to assist with the cleaning, and maintenance of a community loan pool of patient equipment – beds, wheelchairs etc.  


All training will be provided, but it is anticipated the successful applicant would be prepared to undertake National Certification in Health, Disability and Aged Care – Allied Assistant.  


The successful applicant will have excellent communication and organisational skills, and demonstrate initiative and enthusiasm for working within the service area, clean full Drivers Licence, and an understanding of the issues for people with disabilities is required.


Lakes District Health Board is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities, and the Treaty of Waitangi.


For further information, please contact Carlynne Curd-Hope, (07) 349 7913

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