Occupational Therapist - Community Stroke Rehab Service

  • Part-time – 24 hours/week, Fixed term (Till March 2020) 

  • NZ Registered Occupational Therapist

  • Experienced with great 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

Join us in the Community Stroke Rehabilitation Service

We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist with relevant stroke rehabilitation experience to join our  interdisciplinary team to provide assessment and facilitate treatment and rehabilitation of adults (over the age of 16 years) affected by stroke.

The Role: Where you fit it

You’ll be bringing your Occupational Therapy skills to the fore in our interdisciplinary team. You’ll facilitate and enable occupation for patients by assessing, providing rehabilitation, and addressing their needs, preferences and capacities in the context of their own environment.

In this patient centred role you will require excellent communication skills as well as the ability to build rapport with clients and their families.  You will need to be well organised and manage a variety of clinical cases.

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! 

Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: 235325

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 January 2019