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Occupational Therapist – Wahi Oranga

Organisation Nelson Marlborough Health
Area, City Nelson
Advert reference N19-038
Contact person Recruitment team
Contact website and/or email


Contact telephone 03 546 1274
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 14-02-2019


  • Permanent full-time role
  • A varied role with the majority of inpatient work, and some work in the community
  • Great team! Sense of humour welcome!

About the role

We are looking for new Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated and friendly team. This is a permanent full-time position, working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE), Monday to Friday. This is a varied role including working individually with patients, undertaking assessments, group work/ activities education and support to the wider team.

For the majority of time you’ll be based at our Inpatient Unit, with sometime in the community supporting patients transitioning to the community. Our unit is implementing a Sensory Modulation framework, led by the Occupational Therapists within the unit.

About you

You will be a NZ registered Occupational Therapist. You will need to be enthusiastic and energetic with well-developed people skills. You will bring experience working in a rehabilitation focused, continuing care, mental health environment along with post-graduate qualifications, relevant to this practice area.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 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.

Find out more about us https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

What we offer

We offer a great team environment, flexibility with rostering and are supportive of professional development. Wāhi Oranga is a large unit that provides intensive acute and rehabilitative cares. We strive to create a positive work environment that has a balanced and safe workload.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Stuart Marks, Charge Nurse Manager via [email protected]

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

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


Applications close: Thursday, 14 February 2019.

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