Community OT

  • Company:
    ABI Rehabilitation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    1 day ago
  • Category:
  • Vacancy ID : 445
  • Job Title : Community OT – Auckland
  • Department :
  • Closing Date : 28/02/2021
  • Details : Community Occupational Therapist

    •Leading Neuro-Rehabilitation Provider
    •Fulltime role
    •Community and clinic based

    ABI Rehabilitation has an opportunity for an occupational therapist with an interest in brain injury and experience in neuro rehabilitation to join our progressive interdisciplinary community team.

    We are a leader in the field of brain injury rehabilitation and an accredited provider of post-acute, residential, and community based rehabilitation for clients with traumatic brain injury. Our community service provides a range of rehabilitation including Concussion Services, Training for Independence, and Vocational Rehabilitation Services. We link with our TBI inpatient facility to provide seamless transition for clients returning to living in the community.

    Key clinical roles include assessing and treating clients who have had a brain injury to facilitate return to pre injury roles and activities. We see our client’s at home, workplace, school, and clinic based settings. We have a strong client and family / whanau focus.

    The successful applicant will have a Bachelor of health science in occupational therapy and a minimum of two years’ experience working with clients with neurological injuries. Previous experience in pediatrics, community rehabilitation, brain injury rehabilitation, concussion service delivery, or vocational rehabilitation would be favorable but not essential.

    The role requires the ability to work autonomously as well as in close coordination with the rehabilitation team. Our IDT includes medical specialists, neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists. On the job training will be provided from our skilled and supportive team, and we are committed to evidence based practice, and ongoing support and training. There are opportunities for contribution to service development including development of NZ practice guidelines, links to AUT, and opportunities for student supervision.

    We require a high standard of work and in return offer you excellent opportunities for personal and professional development and a great team environment. We are committed to our staff and offer flexible working hours.