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New Graduate Occupational Therapist

Organisation West Coast District Health Board
Area, City Greymouth
Advert reference PC1030901
Contact person Simon Liddy
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Please apply via our website: https://westcoastdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/new-graduate-occupational-therapist/buller-and-northern-areas/17838

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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 18-10-2020


  • Full time Permanent rotational role based in Greymouth
  • We are looking for a passionate newly qualified Occupational Therapists who will have an Annual Practising Certificate by January 2021.
  • Effective written and verbal communication, strong cultural awareness & great flexibility.

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari, he toa takitini

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

What you’ll do with your time

  • Work in both acute settings as well as rehabilitation environments.
  • You will be given dedicated clinical supervision, mentoring and professional support from our highly skilled staff
  • Working within the diverse team across the DHB

As a New Grad Occupational Therapist, you’ll have the opportunity to gain experience working across a wide range of specialties and advance your practical skills.  These clinical opportunities will develop your assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and discharge planning skills to a very high level.

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • The ability to work effectively under pressure
  • An ability to be an effective team member, recognising the importance of team work
  • A willingness to practice autonomously, yet seek support when needed

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

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What’s Next

You will be required to indicate two references as part of your application. One of these references must be a Clinical Coordinator from your studies.

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organisation.


Apply online, or contact us on [email protected]

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

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