Occupational Therapist - Rotational

About the Role

Are you a recent Occupational Therapy graduate or someone with 1-2 years clinical experience looking for new learning opportunities? We are seeking occupational therapists who have enthusiasm and a “can do attitude” to work full-time as part of our rotational programme.

If you have solid core occupational therapy process skills, are keen to learn and are looking for an opportunity to start or build on your career, this role will suit you well. We are looking for someone who has sound communication skills and is a team player who will work in partnership with clients, whanau and multidisciplinary teams. 

We have two positions available with flexible start dates. Both roles are 32 month fixed term contracts where you will work for 8 months in each of the following four clinical areas: 

  • Medical Ward
  • Orthopaedics and General Surgery
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Community Occupational Therapy

The successful candidate will be working with experienced occupational therapists across the inpatient and community teams. Support, training and regular supervision are provided to progress you through the competencies for each area. There are also opportunities to be involved with new service initiatives for the delivery of occupational therapy to our Hutt Valley population.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, we would love to hear from you.

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • New Zealand Occupational Therapy registration (or pending)
  • Current annual practicing certificate (or pending)
  • Full NZ Drivers 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 discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.

How to Apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or 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 contact Magbh McIntyre, Occupational Therapy Professional Leader Ph: 04 570 9018. Email: magbh.mcintyre@huttvalleydhb.org.nz


Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: 9111510-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Monday, 28 January 2019