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Occupational Therapist – START – live in the beautiful Thames/Coromandel zero waste region

Organisation Waikato District Health Board
Area, City Waikato
Advert reference WAI06045
Contact person Debbie Gibson
Contact website and/or email

Please apply on the Waikato DHB website:

Contact telephone 021 969712
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 27-08-2018


Job Number: WAI06045
Permanent, 56 hours per fortnight

An exciting opportunity has become available for an occupational therapist to join the Rural and Community Services Occupational Therapy (OT) team at Waikato District Health Board. This position is 28 hours per week and will provide occupational therapy to clients within their home environment in Thames and Coromandel areas. This position is based at Thames Hospital.

This position will be involved with home based OT rehab programmes under the Supported Transfer and Accelerated Rehabilitation Team (START) and will also support the Rural and community Services OT team.

We are seeking someone with:

  • a positive, flexible attitude
  • the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • excellent time management skills
  • exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ideally have stroke rehab skills and knowledge

We provide regular clinical supervision and have a commitment to continuous professional development.

This is a great opportunity to develop your OT career.

We welcome applications from qualified occupational therapists who hold registration to practice with the OT Board of NZ, and who hold a current full drivers licence. If you would like to discuss this position further before applying please call Debbie Gibson, Occupational Therapy Manager  on +64 (0) 21 969712.  

Closing date: Open until filled

 Position description

 Please apply on the WaikatoDHB website


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