Occupational Therapist - Burwood Hospital

  • 1.0 FTE full time permanent position.
  • Current NZ Registration with APC.
  • Excellent communication skills

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

We have an opportunity for a registered Occupational Therapist to join us at Burwood Hospital as part of our rehabilitation service.

This role is within an inpatient setting working with older people who have experienced a significant neurological events such as a stroke. Experience in rehabilitation for people with physical, cognitive and perception challenges would be of benefit to you in this role.  

The Role: Where you fit in

You will work closely with other Occupational Therapists and be part of a wider multidisciplinary team. The position involves working closely with patients with their rehabilitation goals. You will bring a strong desire to be part of a team and an eagerness to be your best and be dedicated to continued learning and striving for the best patient outcomes. Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively are essential.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply online, or contact us on careers@cdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 235350

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Monday, 21 January 2019