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 2:28 PM 01 October 2021
Closes 5pm 22 October 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQB4

Allenvale School is looking for a full-time 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. 

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 welcome recent graduate applicants.

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • an appreciation of the need to customise interventions to suit the varying needs of our students including: self care, regulation, functional life skills, upper limb function and fine motor
  • knowledge around transport safety equipment and specialised seating or the ability to immediately upskill 
  • ability to demonstrate knowledge around working within a transdisciplinary model
  • a passion for working with young people with highly complex learning needs
  • excellent problem solving, time management and prioritisation skills 
  • NZ registered OT with a current practicing certificate
  • Enable accreditation in personal cares and household management/basic housing or the ability to upskill.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Chrissy Mansbridge
chrissy.mansbridge@allenvale.school.nz
(03) 351 6743

Vacancy reference #:1HAQB4

Listed 2:28 PM 01 October 2021
Closes 5pm 22 October 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: 144
Website:

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

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