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Occupational Therapist, Community (VID: 5667)

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Service: Therapy Services - Occupational Therapy PN
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Negotiable
Close Date: 28/11/2021
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
(Scope of Practice: Occupational Therapy)

MidCentral District Health Board has vacancies for registered occupational therapists, working in our community team, based within the Occupational Therapy Service at Palmerston North, Horowhenua and/or Tararua.
These are permanent positions, part or full time, Monday to Friday.
Responsibilities are primarily working with individuals in the community and would suit experienced occupational therapists. ENABLE accreditation for wheelchair, seating and housing is an advantage.
If you are a NZ Registered Occupational Therapist holding a current annual practicing certificate with a minimum of two years post graduate experience, and have a particular interest in working in a 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 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 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.
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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