Junior Occupational Therapist

at Haven Health Systems Trust
Location Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted
Category General
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

Description

 

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING

 

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy

 

  • Current HPSCA and OTASA registration

 

  • Membership for malpractice insurance

 

  • Broad experience including orthopedics, spinal cord injury and neurology

 

  • 2-years’ experience or less as an Occupational Therapist

 

  • Rehabilitation environment experience is advantageous.

 

  • Valid driver’s license with own transport and be willing to conduct regular home/work site visits within the Nelson Mandela bay metropole.

 

  • Special interest/expertise within neurology

 

  • Basic wheelchair training is advantageous

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

 

  • Knowledge of the ICF Framework with good written and spoken English language skills.

 

  • Effective interdisciplinary team member.

 

  • Awareness of evidence base for interventions.

 

  • Computer literacy (Beginner/intermediate Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook).

 

DISPOSITION

 

  • Good interpersonal skills.

 

  • Possess the ability to work in a team with other therapists, doctors and nurses.

 

  • Must be an adaptable/flexible individual who is comfortable in working in a dynamic environment.

 

  • Be dynamic and able to prioritise your own workload.

 

  • Available to work on a weekend roster / public holidays on rotation as part of your contracted hours.

 

  • Understand physical rehabilitation and is excited by the challenges brought by it.

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

Only registered members can apply for jobs.