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Team Leader Occupational Therapy (Operational and Professional)

Organisation Nelson Marlborough Health
Area, City Nelson
Advert reference N19-085
Contact person Hilary Exton
Contact website and/or email


Contact telephone 03 546 1274
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 21-03-2019


  • Nelson Public Hospital and community
  • Permanent, 0.8FTE position (64 hours a fortnight)
  • Leadership role – continuously improving service design and delivery

About the role

The role provides day to day leadership, operational management and planning, in order to deliver a sustainable, high quality service that contributes to the achievement of organisational goals for the Occupational Therapy service.

The role also provides professional leadership for Occupational Therapy, across Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) physical health services, with a focus on workforce development, safe and high quality care, outcomes focussed practice and integration that support strategic development and organisational priorities.

About you

You will be an experienced Team Leader/ Manager and Professional Advisor with a strong knowledge of the health sector who leads by example, is highly visible and is able to champion ideas and motivate those around you. You will be skilful at developing and fostering collaborative working relationships internally and externally, through establishing the respect and trust of those you come in contact with.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health 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

Access to leadership development opportunities, professional development and a supportive Allied Health team.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Hilary Exton, Director of Allied Health via [email protected]

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

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click ‘apply now’ and complete our online application form at https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz


Applications close: Thursday, 21 March 2019.

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