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Occupational Therapist Permanent (Early Discharge and Rehabilitation Service – EDARS)

Organisation Waitematā DHB
Area, City Waitakere Hospital
Advert reference NOR05654
Contact person Wednesday Darling, Recruitment Consultant
Contact website and/or email

[email protected]

Contact telephone 09 442 7248 
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 14-10-2019


Occupational Therapist (Permanent, Full Time: 1 FTE)

Early Discharge and Rehabilitation Service (EDARS)

Waitematā DHB, Auckland, New Zealand

If you are enthusiastic, positive and energetic with a commitment to patient centred care, we would like to hear from you.

We currently have a full-time position available for an experienced Occupational Therapist within our Early Discharge and Rehabilitation Service (EDARS) based at Waitakere Hospital.EDARS focuses on providing a comprehensive, intensive and coordinated home-based rehabilitation service for older people in the Waitematā community. The service delivers individually prescribed rehabilitation to patients over the age of 65, based on their specific needs and goals.

There is a strong interdisciplinary approach in the EDARS team to get the best rehabilitation and Quality of Life outcomes for the people we serve. The service offers patients an evidence based model of care, with robust patient goal setting practices.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who enjoys working with all age ranges and in particular older adults with neurological conditions. You will be committed to providing excellent service and continuous quality improvement, and have excellent written and verbal communication, time management and prioritisation skills.

You will have opportunities for on-going training, professional development and supervision, all within a supportive team environment. Benefits also include reimbursement of your annual practising certificate and considerable contribution towards your professional membership fees. You will also have access to the free Waitematā DHB 24/7 Staff Gym, as well as discounts at some great companies via our Waitematā Work Perks network.

Apply online today! (www.wdhbcareers.com)

For the position description please click here

For more information, please contact Judith Haywood, Allied Health Team Leader, on 021 984 931

For assistance with your application, please contact Wednesday Darling, Recruitment Consultant on [email protected] or 09 442 7248

Closing Date: Monday 14th October

Job Number: NOR05654

“We provide care to diverse communities and are committed to achieving health equity and oranga for our Māori and Pacific communities. We are working hard to support and develop a workforce equipped to deliver “brilliant”,” compassionate” and “connected” care to the people in our communities. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability, who share and are committed to living our values. If this is you, apply now and join us at Waitematā DHB, where “everyone matters” staff, patients, our community”

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