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 1:00 PM 15 June 2021
Closes 5pm 02 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HALyM

Immediate start.

Allenvale School is looking for an occupational therapist to join our specialist services team. The role would suit someone who is enthusiastic, adaptable, flexible and committed to best practice. This 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:

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge around working within a transdisciplinary model
  • Experience working with young people with complex learning needs
  • excellent problem solving, time management and prioritisation skills for managing a challenging environment and caseload
  • NZ Registered OT with a current practicing certificate
  • Knowledge and skills with transport harnesses and other safety equipment or ability to immediately upskill
  • The applicant will have Enable accreditation for personal cares and household management.

Interviews will be held the following week with the preferable start date of on or before July 26 although a later start date may be considered.

Please visit our website for more information about the school.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and cover letter to:

Chrissy Mansbridge
(03) 351 6743

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HALyM

Listed 1:00 PM 15 June 2021
Closes 5pm 02 July 2021

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