Occupational Therapist: Auckland and Christchurch
Are you a motivated and creative Occupational Therapist who enjoys technology and wants to join a specialist team?
We are currently seeking experienced occupational therapists, who have, or who wish to gain, advanced skills in the area of assistive technology. This is a dynamic fast paced role requiring the candidate to be proficient at assessing occupational performance while also having practical technical competencies in order to come up to speed quickly.
These are permanent full-time positions based in our Auckland and Christchurch offices.
The TalkLink Trust provides specialist services in Assistive Technology/Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) throughout New Zealand. TalkLink holds contracts with the Ministry of Health and ACC, working with both adults and children who experience difficulty with spoken and/or written communication, and providing accessibility to individual’s everyday environment.
If you are looking for a rewarding role within a fun and supportive team, then this position could be for you. The role offers plenty of variety, visits to a range of environments, relatively flexible working hours and opportunities for professional development and growth. The successful applicant will work as a member of a highly skilled interdisciplinary team with a focus on functional technology access, assessment and training. A high level of interpersonal and organisation skills are essential. A degree in occupational therapy, or equivalent qualification and current registration by NZROT is required. Ministry of Health Communication Assistive Technology credentialing, or experience in the area of assistive technology is preferred. On the job training will be provided.
Regular travel is necessary so applicants must have a full driver's license. Pool cars are available but occasional use of your own vehicle is needed at times. Periodic out of town travel is also required; applicants will therefore need to be available for overnight stays at times. The TalkLink Trust is committed to honouring the articles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and experience in working with people from different cultures is desirable.
Please include a letter of application, current copy of your curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees. These can be submitted for consideration via the SEEK website. Applicants must be eligible for permanent work in New Zealand.
Auckland - https://www.seek.co.nz/job/372...
Christchurch - https://www.seek.co.nz/job/373...