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Occupational Therapist – Casual

Organisation Canterbury District Health Board
Area, City Christchurch
Advert reference 111128
Contact person Recruitment
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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 19-08-2021


Occupational Therapist – Casual

  • Play an integral role in our approach to urgent care.
  • After hours and weekend shifts available.
  • Registration with the NZ Physiotherapy Board and a current Annual Practising Certificate.
  • Experience a variety of work that you wouldn’t get in any other setting.

Nau mai, haere mai! Allied Health are playing a key role in our approach to urgent care. This means we are looking for a range of practitioners to support us during our colder and busier months.  These casual positions will be used to support our workforce during after hours and weekends and are suitable for those who may be interested in extra hours.

We are looking for Occupational Therapists who can hit the ground running with a passion to deliver high quality standard of care to urgent care patients on the Christchurch Campus.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Provision of Occupational Therapy intervention to maximise client outcomes within an Interdisciplinary environment
  • Experience working in urgent care, community or older persons health settings.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with a diverse group of people from varying backgrounds;
  • The ability to take direction and carry out tasks autonomously;
  • An acute awareness and respect for the importance of patient confidentiality;
  • The ability to be flexible and adapt to a fast-paced environment in a time of change

You’ll have the following credentials:

  • New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapist and a current Annual Practising Certificate.

So, have you got what it takes to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, who will enrich our understanding and provide better outcomes for the community we serve.  Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz to complete an application.

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