Occupational Therapist / Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau - Inpatient

Location: Hut Hospital

Contract: Fixed term - part time until 16 October 2020 

Hours: 20 hours per week (0.5 FTE)


We are seeking an Occupational Therapist with an immediate start to take up a fixed term contract in our inpatient rehab service. 

This position is 20 hours per week. It is suitable for an occupational therapist with 3-5 years clinical experience. Our ideal candidate will have experience in goal setting, rehabilitation and discharge planning. 

You will be working collaboratively with clients, their whanau and the multidisciplinary team therefore good communication skills are essential. This role has a focus on assessment and treatment to support clients to return to valued occupations and roles. 

You will receive regular supervision and mentoring working within a team of experienced rehabilitation therapists. 

Applicants must hold New Zealand OT Board registration, current APC and a full NZ driver’s licence. 


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 

Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply now and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz. Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 113376-20 and job title in the subject line.

Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: 113376-20

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Monday, 13 July 2020