Occupational Therapist - Child Development Team - FT

Child Development Team – Timaru Hospital

Fixed Term, Parental Leave Cover, 12 Months

Part-time, 28 Hours per week


Every moment matters is not only our vision, it is our commitment to enhance the health and independence of the people of South Canterbury. We do things differently at the SCDHB, we believe extraordinary leadership can emerge from anywhere in our workforce, and the best ideas tend to come from staff closest to our patients and our patients themselves.

We are looking for an occupational therapist to join our enthusiastic and multidisciplinary child development team.

Do you have a special affinity for working with children and their families? Are you enthusiastic about helping children met their developmental milestones or helping children with disabilities? Then this role is for you.

You will be working with other health professionals, caregivers and families in the community. You will be contributing your specialised healthcare knowledge and expertise to the team.

If you strive to achieve the maximum potential for each child, then this role is for you.

As a registered OT, you should have or be able to:

  • Demonstrate clinical experience working with children and their families
  • Demonstrate clinical experience in Child Disability or Child Mental Health
  • Be able to plan and work autonomously
  • Hold a current and valid New Zealand drivers license


Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.  If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Closing date:  5 February 2020

Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: KZAL9136885

Location: Timaru Hospital, Talbot Park Hospital, Primary and Community Services

Closing Date: Wednesday, 5 February 2020