Occupational Therapy New Zealand Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa
  1. Home
  2. /
  3. Job Vacancies
  4. /
  5. Occupational Therapist – Taranaki opportunity

Occupational Therapist – Taranaki opportunity

Organisation Taranaki District Health Board
Area, City New Plymouth, Taranaki
Advert reference TG29320
Contact person Andrea Rowe, Occupational Therapy Advisor/Co-ordinator
Contact website and/or email

[email protected]

Contact telephone 067536139 ext 7534
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 27-05-2018


Full Time, 1.0 FTE
Permanent Position

Our Occupational Therapy team is looking for a suitably qualified Occupational Therapist to provide services to the acute and rehabilitation wards and community services based at Taranaki Base Hospital and Hawera Hospital. This position offers a 6-9 month rotation between acute orthopaedics / surgical / paediatrics, acute medical, Older Peoples Health rehabilitation, Rural hospital inpatient and community and into the community. The rotation is based at both Taranaki Base Hospital and Hawera Hospitals.

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Have entry-level competencies in Occupational Therapy.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work effectively in the acute and rehabilitation inpatient setting.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work effectively in the community Occupational Therapy setting
  • Show good assessment and prioritising skills.
  • Have the ability to work co-operatively in a multi disciplinary team.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

We offer a competitive salary, supportive working environment with excellent resources, progressive approach to service delivery, established clinical supervision and opportunities for further training.

Click here for the position description

Come and live in the region that has just been named the world’s second top region to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet!

In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.

If you are interested in applying for this position please “Apply Online” from this page.

For further information about the position itself contact Andrea Rowe, Occupational Therapy Advisor / Co-ordinator, Telephone 06 753 6139 ext 7534 or email:
[email protected] 

[vimeo id=”180830686″]

Closing date for applications is 27 May 2018

Back to all Job Vacancies