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Occupational Therapist

Organisation TBI Health
Area, City Christchurch
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Contact person Dan Sainsbury, Christchurch Clinic Manager
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E-mail: [email protected]

Website: www.tbihealth.co.nz

Contact telephone 0275591303
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part-Time or Full-Time
Closing date for applications 24-08-2020


Full-time or part-time position for an OT working within our busy and vibrant rehabilitation company.

About the business

TBI Health is a leading national provider of multidisciplinary injury management and musculoskeletal rehabilitation services in New Zealand. We offer a friendly and fun work environment, competitive remuneration and benefits package, comprehensive orientation programme with ongoing professional development and support, as well as opportunities for career progression within the organisation.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated OT to join our Christchurch based rehabilitation team.

This can be a full or part time role, however full-time would be preferred. Experience in working with concussion clients would be a plus but not essential. Experience with working with ACC contracts would also be a plus but not essential.

Post-graduate training or a desire to complete this would also be preferred and support can be provided for this.

In this role you will be reporting to the clinic manager. You will be a key member of both the Christchurch Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Team and the Hospital and Community team in Christchurch.

With support, training and mentoring depending on experience, the successful candidate will be required to provide a wide variety of OT related services within the Christchurch and Canterbury region. This includes working in our well at work, rehab at home, pain management, spine care, wellness and injury rehab services to support our clients in their recovery from injuries and other health conditions affecting their ability to return to normality. Our clients include private patients, employer groups, ACC and other third party insurance groups, health insurance companies and other business partners.

Benefits and Perks

The TBI Health Christchurch team is a well-developed and experienced multidisciplinary team. Including physiotherapists, OT’s, psychologists and medical specialists.

We have a national OT team and mentorship and supervision is provided as well as full onboarding training and an ongoing commitment to professional development.

We are based in the Caledonian Centre at 8 Caledonian Road and have a new fully equipped rehabilitation facility.

A laptop and car would be provided as part of the role.

Parking is available at the clinic.

This is an employed position and reimbursement of APC and registration is provided as well as ongoing professional development funds and health insurance included in the package.

Skills and Experience

The applicant should hold the relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy and have registration with the OT board of NZ.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An interest in working with a wide variety of clients
  • A strong work ethic
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • A desire to achieve clinical excellence
  • Very good organisational and communication skill
  • An ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • An awareness of how to provide top quality customer service
  • A commitment to professional development
  • A current practicing certificate to work in New Zealand

Please include a covering letter with your application. All correspondence will be kept strictly confidential

For more information please contact:

Dan Sainsbury, Christchurch Clinic Manager

E-mail: [email protected]

Phone: 0275591303

Website: www.tbihealth.co.nz

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