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Occupational Therapy Manager

Organisation Active+ Waikato
Area, City Waikato (ideally Hamilton)
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 Please apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected]  For a copy of the job description or for further enquiries, please contact [email protected]

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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 09-12-2020


An Occupational Therapy Manager role is now available in the Active+ Waikato team. We are looking for a dynamic, motivated and experienced Occupational Therapist who is keen to make an exciting career move and step up into a Managers role, to join our large and dynamic multidisciplinary team.


The Occupational Therapy Manager will provide clinical leadership to a team of occupational therapists based in the Waikato/Lakes area and would be working within a large team of highly experienced, post graduate qualified Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists.  Active+ Waikato provides a supportive and widely varied environment to grow.  You would continue to maintain your OT skills by carrying a caseload, this role is about an 80/20 mix of caseload and leadership.


Your responsibilities will include:

·       Providing leadership to the occupational therapy team

·       Be the clinical lead with meeting ACC contractual requirements

·       Continuing to maintain your occupational therapy skills by carrying a caseload

·       Supporting new staff with orientation and development

·       Assisting the business with audit requirements, planning and growth

·       Overseeing clinical staff, including leave management, training and service standards

·       Maintaining relationships with key stakeholders/suppliers/clients

·       A strong passion of delivering service excellence


The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

·       Clinical and people leadership experience

·       A strong passion for delivering service excellence

·       The ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders

·       A warm and friendly manner, enabling you to work well with others and understand multiple perspectives

·       The ability to problem solve and use initiative

·       A high standard of proficiency using Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook)

·       Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

·       Clean, full driver’s licence


We offer an excellent remuneration package including salary, phone and use of vehicle.  A mixed employment model of Contracting and Employee can also be offered for the right candidate.   If you are a hard-working team player with a sense of fun and are looking to work for a premier NZ Vocational Rehabilitation service, then this is the role for you! 


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