Allenvale Special School and Res Centre Canterbury

Occupational therapist

General, Therapist

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 2:08 PM 24 April 2020
Closes 5pm 18 May 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HA7Ar

Our school is searching for an occupational therapist to join the specialist services team. The role would suit someone who is focused on working in partnership to provide holistic, functional and future-focused approaches. 

We are looking for an occupational therapist who is experienced, enthusiastic, flexible and committed to best practice. This permanent position involves working with students aged 5 to 21 years with complex learning, medical and physical needs. Ideally, this would be a full-time position but consideration will be given to applicants wanting a part-time role.

You must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team and appreciate the need for customised interventions to suit the varying needs of our students.

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Able to demonstrate knowledge around working within a transdisciplinary model.
  • At least 2 years of experience, working with children and young people with complex learning needs.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills due to high caseload
  • A member of the occupational therapy association
  • NZ registered OT approved by the occupational therapist Board of New Zealand and valid practicing certificate
  • Knowledge and skills with transport harnesses and other safety equipment or willing to up skill
  • The applicant will need enable accreditation, level 1 wheeled mobility and postural management-lying recommended, personal cares and household management.

Due to the COVID19 lock down all interviews will be conducted electronically unless circumstances change.

Please visit our website for more information about the school.

How to apply

Please send your CV, application form and cover letter to:

Chrissy Mansbridge
(03) 351 6743

Download our application form
OT Application Form

Position Description
Specialist Service Provider

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HA7Ar

Listed 2:08 PM 24 April 2020
Closes 5pm 18 May 2020

Allenvale Special School and Res Centre NZ

School details

Allenvale Special School and Res Centre

Type: Special School
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 6
Roll: 145

School number: 3275
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Physical address:
14 A Aorangi Road, Bryndwr, Christchurch

Postal Address:
14A Aorangi Road, Bryndwr, Christchurch, 8053