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Occupational Therapist

Organisation Hawke's Bay District Health Board
Area, City Hawke's Bay
Advert reference HAW02321
Contact person Sarah Shanahan
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[email protected]

Contact telephone 06 878 8109 ext 2888
Permanent/temporary Temporary
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 16-06-2019


Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Fixed-term, part-time – 12 month parental leave 64 hours per fortnight

Engage in the future of Occupational Therapy!

We’re offering an Occupational Therapist the chance to work in a supportive, diverse and innovative Community Allied Health Service at the Hawke’s Bay DHB. Become part of a dynamic and supportive team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers and Therapy Assistants who are passionate about improving services for people in our local community.

What are the benefits to you?

  • Standard Monday – Friday roster
  • Support and opportunities for formal and informal CPD
  • Professional supervision and mentoring to support career development and growth
  • Work with and learn from a diverse range of health professionals
  • Be a part of a values driven and supportive team culture

You’ll work in the community, in an assessment and rehabilitation capacity to help older people and people with complex disabilities to remain independent in their own homes for longer and also supporting those transitioning home from Hospital. You’ll be part of a multi-disciplinary team working in partnership with General Practice and other community service providers to come up with creative solutions for complex situations.

EMS accreditation in personal care and household management, basic and complex housing modifications and level one wheeled mobility and postural management is preferred, but not essential.

Why work here?


“I immediately felt so welcomed and supported coming into the HBDHB and this service, and I feel like I am making a difference”.

This position provides variety and the opportunity to develop not only occupational therapy specific skills, but also skills that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries by adopting an Interprofessional approach.

To discuss this fantastic opportunity, please call Sarah Shanahan, Team Leader, Engage Community Allied Health Services 06 878 8109 ext 2888 Email: [email protected]

New Zealand registration current annual practicing certificate and current clean driver’s licence are essential.

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