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Occupational Therapist – Seagar Clinic

Organisation Canterbury District Health Board
Area, City Christchurch
Advert reference CA03Q2
Contact person Janita TeHaara
Contact website and/or email

[email protected]

Contact telephone 03 337 7509
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 21-04-2019


  • Permanent, full-time (40hrs per week)
  • New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Completing assessments and formulating interventions to meet individual needs

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Seager Clinic is an Inpatient Unit based at The Princess Margaret Hospital. Seager Clinic provides extended care for people who have been assessed as having a significant disability arising from an established diagnosis of psychiatric illness.

We’re looking for a NZ Registered Occupational Therapist to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis!

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing new referrals and completing assessments, and formulating interventions to meet individual needs in collaboration with our multi-disciplinary team (MDT)
  • Maintaining and enhancing patient independence
  • Assisting with the development of treatment plans and discharge planning

Your skills will include the following:

  • The ability to evaluate the impact of treatment outcomes with the consumer and significant others and modify treatment according to changing needs
  • Exceptional communication, organisation, and time management skills
  • It is essential that you are an NZ Registered Occupational Therapist

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply for this position via our online application process. Please note, we only accept applications submitted online.

If you’d like more information about this position, please contact [email protected]

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