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.