Rehabilitation Coach

  • Full Time
  • Waikato

We Challenge, Motivate, Rehabilitate

  • Do you want to work for an organisation that makes a difference in peoples lives.
  • We have a committed team and great opportunities for the right person.
  • Guaranteed training and career pathway to align with the Pay Equity requirements.

You will be working with clients on their rehabilitation plans, administer medication (when trained), and be the support liaison between the client and clinical team. Documentation is also a major part of this role, and you will be developing care plans, completing notes within our database and other charts and file notes as required (full training will be provided).  You will also be providing activities of daily living – toilet, shower and dressing, and monitoring of their general health and overall well-being.

For more than 50 years, Laura Fergusson Rehabilitation has provided services to people who have been affected by stroke, neurological disease, traumatic brain injury, amputation or orthopaedic injuries. We have an excellent reputation in rehabilitation, and a progressive approach to the future.

So if you want to use your skills and qualifications to be part of something meaningful, work with a committed and respected team, and contribute to improving the lives of others, then come and join us.

What we’d like from you:

  • Some tertiary qualification would be preferred – nursing, physiotherapy or other equivalent qualification in a Health related area.
  • 2+ years experience with the Health and Disability Sector, working with clients who have sustained traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and or other neurological conditions
  • Ability to demonstrate coaching skills, including those being applied to diffuse challenging behaviours
  • Ability to use initiative, problem solve and find appropriate solutions in a pressure situation
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise tasks
  • Good level of computer skills and written skills to complete the documentation regime
  • Good written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to cope with change
  • Team player with a sense of humour
  • Be able to cover all shift work patterns 24/7 and must be reliable
  • New Zealand Drivers Licence and ability to drive both manual and automatic cars confidently around the city
  • Eligibility to work legally in New Zealand and you must currently be based in the country
  • Must agree to Police Vetting.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive hourly rate as per Pay Equity Settlement
  • Paid for training both ITO and internal
  • The opportunity to make a difference in our client’s lives and your community
  • We are a smokefree site and we offer to assist with smoking cessation support if needed

Apply now to join this great team.

Applications close on 10 May 2019. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

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