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Clinical Leader – Occupational Therapy

Organisation West Coast District Health Board
Area, City Greymouth, West Coast
Advert reference WC236996
Contact person Simon Liddy
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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 03-11-2019


  • Permanent Greymouth based role with responsibility across the West Coast
  • Currently New Zealand registered Occupational Therapist
  • This is a part time role working 20hrs per week in this leadership role and 20hrs per week in a clinical role

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini – My strength is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many.

We are looking for our next Allied Health Leaders who are wanting to fast forward their career by developing leadership and strategic skills. You will be working in a supportive and diverse team where you will be able grow. If you are looking for your next challenge then these are the roles for you.

What you’ll do with your time:

  • Ensuring that your team is practicing at the top of their scope and providing quality clinical governance
  • Leadership and development of our Occupational Therapy services across the West Coast
  • Contributing to research aligned to the allied health strategy
  • You will be overseeing the clinical activity of both our Occupational therapy team and our Diversional Therapy team

We are looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Commitment to clinical excellence and professional development not only for yourself but your workforce as well
  • Commitment to equity of outcomes for Maori 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]

Phone: 03 337 7890

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

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