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Occupational Therapist (Casual) Wairau Hospital

Organisation Nelson Marlborough Health
Area, City Blenheim
Advert reference W19-136
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Permanent/temporary Casual
Full/part time Casual
Closing date for applications 06-10-2019


  • Flexible casual position working on an as required basis
  • Opportunity to be co-located with a wide range of allied health professionals
  • Join our great team at Wairau Hospital in Blenheim

About the role

We have a casual position available for an occupational therapist who is interested in working as part of our multi-disciplinary teams across inpatients, outpatients and community (as appropriate), dependent upon experience.

Our casual staff are required for covering staff leave and periods of peak demand. Some forward planning will be available when covering planned leave; however, it will be important that you have the flexibility to be available for work at short notice.

The role requires you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs and you will display a genuine passion for working with clients on their health journey.

We are a proactive team providing the highest standard of care for our patients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance. Our team prides itself on being friendly and supportive – working with the people of our community to promote, encourage and enable their health, well-being and independence.

About you

You will have NZ registration – with Enable Assessor accreditation – and comprehensive clinical assessment and problem solving skills. You will have a minimum of two years experience and the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a variety of environments. You will also have excellent communication skills to liaise with other health professionals across the service.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Wairau Hospital which is a modern and well-appointed facility with 88 beds and provides services to the Marlborough community of approximately 45,000.

Find out more about us

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Nicola Westend – Occupational Therapy Team Leader on [email protected]

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.



Applications close: Sunday, 6 October 2019 (unless filled prior).

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