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Clinical Leader – Occupational Therapy

Organisation West Coast District Health Board
Area, City Greymouth
Advert reference 240025
Contact person Rebecca Cameron
Contact website and/or email

Please apply via our website: https://westcoastdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/clinical-leader-occupational-therapy/greymouth/19232

Contact telephone 0211957876
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 30-06-2021


Clinical Leader – Occupational Therapy

  • Permanent role based in Greymouth or Hokitika with responsibility across the West Coast.
  • Option of increasing up to full time hours by shared leadership and clinical position with flexibility between clinical and leadership
  • Option to combine with Allied Health Team Manager role to make a full time leadership position.
  • Currently New Zealand registered Occupational Therapist – leadership training would be beneficial but not essential.

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time

  • Ensuring that our Occupational Therapy Workforce is practicing at the top of their scope and providing quality clinical governance.
  • Leadership & development of our Occupational Therapy Services across the West Coast.
  • Contributing to quality improvement initiatives aligned to the Allied Health strategy.
  • You will be overseeing the clinical activity of both our Occupational Therapy Team and our Diversional Therapy Team.

Relocation support available.

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Commitment to clinical excellence and professional development not only for yourself but the Occupational Therapy workforce as well
  • Good understanding of Equity and Cultural responsibility for all of our populations on the Coast
  • Commitment to equity of outcomes for Māori and a strong connection to the Occupational Therapy Board.
  • A strong understanding and ideally experience within the care spectrum from primary to tertiary services

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

Joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to the community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. In return you get to gain an invaluable breadth of experience you wouldn’t be able to access at any other DHB. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this

What’s Next

Please apply online via our careers website or to for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy

Email: [email protected]

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

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