Occupational Therapist at Nurture Ballito

Our new Ballito facility in Durban is looking for Occupational Therapists to join their team.

Qualifications/Training

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current HPSCA registration
  • 2-3 years’ experience within a rehabilitation environment
  • Computer literate

Disposition

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Dependable
  • Adaptable/flexible
  • Is dynamic and motivated to create change
  • Ability to prioritise own workload.
  • Wants to work in an inter-disciplinary team with other Therapists, Doctors and Nurses
  • Understands mental health and is excited by the challenges.
  • Have the personality and the attitude required to work in a rehabilitation environment
  • Understand and live the concept of patient-centred care

Knowledge And Skills

  • Good written and spoken English language skills
  • Effective interdisciplinary team worker
  • Awareness of evidence base for interventions
  • Computer literate

Job Expectations

  • Provision of group sessions in the programme
  • Provision of individual sessions with patients
  • Participation in all sessions to gain an understanding of the programme and be able to present various sessions when required
  • Carrying out administrative tasks
  • Assess/Interview patients
  • Report writing
  • Vocational assessment when needed
  • Liaising with inter-disciplinary team
  • Assisting colleagues when necessary
  • Accompanying patients on sessions outside of the hospital and provide therapeutic interventions during these times if required
  • Assist with marketing and awareness events
  • Participating in training, supervision and team meetings.

If you meet the above criteria and have the relevant experience, submit your CV to Samantha at samanthat@havenhealth.net clearly marked “OTB” with three (3) contactable references of Line Managers you reported to. Should you not receive a response within two weeks after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has not been successful.

1. Relationships

Patient centred care allows you to connect with patients and make a difference.

2. Good salary

You are able to earn a salary that makes you feel secure.

3. Opportunities

Support and training is encouraged to grow and diversify your skills.

4. Environment

Pleasant work environment that is challenging and innovative.

5. Colleagues

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team of friendly colleagues and doctors.