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Rotational Occupational Therapist – Lakes DHB

Organisation Lakes District Health Board
Area, City Rotorua
Advert reference ROT01510
Contact person Carlynne Curd-Hope
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Contact telephone 07 349 7913
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 01-10-2021


Rotorua Hospital currently has a vacancy within the new graduate rotation programme. The full time position is suitable for new graduate therapists, or someone who is wanting to consolidate their skills in a variety of clinical areas.  This position is on a six monthly rotation.

The rotation includes the following areas:

  • Acute Orthopaedic and Surgical Services
  • General Medical and Neurology Services
  • Older Persons,  Rehabilitation and Stroke Services

The role will allow you to complete the Occupational Therapy process with a varied caseload and provide the opportunity for working within the inpatient environment with the potential for some community follow-up work.

Opportunities for support and development within Rotorua Hospital include:

  • Clinical Supervision by Senior Staff
  • Professional Peer Review
  • Interdisciplinary New Graduate Peer Support within Rotorua Hospital
  • Regional Occupational Therapy New Graduate Support
  • Formal In-service Programme

In addition to providing direct Occupational Therapy, the Therapist will play a key role in contributing to the promotion and development of the Occupational Therapy service and the profession as a whole.

This is an exciting opportunity for a team player who is flexible, possesses a strong professional identity, along with evidence of culturally safe practice. We can offer the successful applicant a supportive working environment, with a team approach and commitment to ongoing education/professional development.

For further information contact:

  • Carlynne Curd-Hope
    Professional Advisor
    Occupational Therapy
    Lakes District Health Board
    Phone: 07 349 7913
    Email: [email protected]


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