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Occupational Therapist (Adult Community Service, East Sector Team)

Canterbury District Health Board
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Job Description

We are seeking a professional, highly motivated Occupational Therapist to join the Specialist Mental Health Service. 

Based at Hillmorton Hospital, our Adult Community Service, East Sector Team is looking for a part time OT to join us for 20 hours per week. 

The role includes providing Occupational Therapy assessment and interventions and Case Management for Service Users.

Areas of work are on a 12 month rotation. Your first rotation would be case management in the community, followed by a rotation in inpatient role. 

You will be a qualified Occupational Therapist, with New Zealand registration, who displays a positive attitude and enthusiasm for this area of work. You will have excellent interpersonal, organisational and time management skills. As an effective communicator you must have a positive, engaging and solution focussed attitude to your work. You will enjoy working independently, whilst appreciating the support that comes from working as part of a Multi-disciplinary Team.

Previous experience in mental health settings is essential.

You must have a current NZ Practising Certificate and a current drivers’ licence.

Enquiries should be directed to Heather Ewing, Recruitment Specialist, email

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application and download a position description.