24 February 2023
Occupational Therapist

  • flexible working hours
  • 23 days of annual leave per year
  • free health checks and flu vaccinations

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Location: Hamilton
Hours: Part-time 24 hours per week, flexible hours
Salary: $80-90K per annum paid pro rata

About the Role:

Our client provides a flexible and supportive work environment. Their employee benefits include flexible working hours, 23 days of annual leave per year, options for extra (discretionary) leave, free health checks and flu vaccinations, health insurance discounts, up to 4% employer KiwiSaver contribution and professional development opportunities. 
Job Description
We have a new vacancy for an Occupational Therapist to be based in our client's Hamilton Centre. The Occupational Therapist will work alongside a dedicated, interdisciplinary team to provide a world-class, patient-centred service.

This is a part-time role (24 hours per week) and we are flexible about the actual days and hours of work.

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in prosthetics/orthotics and rehabilitation, and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with District Health Boards and other service providers.  This role requires an experienced OT who has the skills and motivation to help grow and develop our OT service in the Midland Region.

The Occupational Therapist will provide critical rehabilitation interventions, including

  • identifying the patient’s functional goals, which can include self-care, home management, work tasks, driving, childcare, leisure activities,
  • providing prosthetic rehabilitation assessments and plans
  • providing prosthetic training
  • analysing taskls and providing modifications to achieve functional goals
  • providing education on compensatory techniques and equipment to accomplish tasks and activities
  • identifying and addressing psychosocial issues
  • provision of telehealth consultations as required
Desired Skills and Experience
​​​​​​We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with strong communication skills and the ability to articulate within an interdisciplinary team including surgeons, physiotherapists and clinical prosthetists/orthotists, as well as a wide socio-economic range of patients. 

To be considered, you must be a qualified Occupational Therapist with New Zealand registration and ideally a current driver’s licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of the people we care for.

Don't miss out on this exciting new opportunity.
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  • flexible working hours
  • 23 days of annual leave per year
  • free health checks and flu vaccinations