Paediatric Neurodevelopmental Therapist

Wanted at : Part-time
  • Location:

    Hastings , New Zealand
  • Deadline:

    March 05, 2024
  • Experience

    2 - 3 Years
  • Posted:

    February 25, 2024

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Job Description

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Permanent, Part-time

40 hours per fortnight (0.5 FTE)

Are you a Paediatric Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist looking to work in Sunny Hawkes Bay?

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the Visiting Neurodevelopmental team at the Te kunenga mai rongokako / Child development service at Te Whatu Ora Te Matau a Māui, Hawkes Bay. This is part time (0.5) 20 hours per week permanent role.

The successful applicant will:
  • have the opportunity to negotiate their hours
  • have continued and ongoing professional development opportunities
  • work in a collaborative and supportive environment
  • Be given full orientation


You won’t find this opportunity just anywhere, and when you combine this with the chance to live in New Zealand’s own piece of paradise, you have to ask yourself “why work anywhere else”? Take a stroll through the Hawke’s Bay Tourism website and get yourself to Hawke’s Bay!


Full orientation will be given and supervision provided.

Please contact Val White for further information on 027-580-4831 or email

For a PT position profile, please click HERE

For an OT position profile, please click HERE

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Māui, Hawke’s Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.

We are committed to delivering and living our Te Whatu Ora values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira– Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.

We are proud of our team’s diversity.  We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.

Job Responsibilities

The Child Development Service is a supportive, multi-disciplinary team who provide paediatric services throughout Hawke's Bay for tamriki living with disability aged from birth to sixteen years. This position offers you the chance to make a real difference to tamariki and their whānau while working with them in their community. The successful applicant will join the Visiting Neurodevelopmental therapy (VNT) team who specialise in working with Tamariki from birth up to 3 years of age. You will be working in the community where the Tamariki live and will approach your day using tikanga and relationship centred practice


The essential requirements for this position are:

  • NZ Registered Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with current annual practicing certificate (APC).
  • Experience working with children, young people and their whānau
  • Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Thorough knowledge of the health and social issues that vulnerable tamriki and their whānau experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Full driving license
  • NZ resident or citizen or have an appropriate visa to be eligible to live and work in NZ

Ideally you will have experience assessing and treating Tamariki living with neurological disabilities along with knowledge of the support systems that need to surround them and their whānau. A commitment to supporting positive child development and an excellent understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi are essential.

Apply via the following link: Job Description - Paediatric Neurodevelopmental Therapist (HAW07796) (