Occupational Therapist - Burns & Scar Management


  • Bring your specialist skills to our friendly supportive team!
  • Permanent, part-time position
  • Work in sunny Nelson, and the greater NMDHB area

About the role

Looking to make a lifestyle choice and move to the Nelson area?  Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist and ready for the challenge of running an outpatient clinic?

We are seeking a therapist committed to delivering a high quality, person-centred burns and scar management service to paediatrics and adults.  The role involves liaising with specialists in regional clinics, triaging referrals and completing individual assessments, treatment, rehabilitation and management programmes.

We will also consider applications from experienced and dynamic occupational therapists with the passion and commitment to be supported into this role

This permanent, part time position, working 40 hours a fortnight (0.5FTE), will be based within our allied health team at Nelson Hospital.

About you

We are seeking applicants with:

  • Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand registration with a current practising certificate
  • Clean full drivers licence.
  • Sound organisational and time management skills
  • The capability to communicate effectively and develop positive interpersonal relationships
  • A team player attitude, and the flexibility to work as an integral part of the occupational therapy and inter-disciplinary team.
  • The commitment for client orientated care and quality standards

If this sounds like you, we welcome your application to join our busy, supportive team of 14 Occupational Therapists.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Julie Marriott - Acting Team Leader for Occupational Therapy, via julie.marriott@nmhs.govt.nz. For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.

Ref: N18-463

Applications close: 22 January 2019 (unless filled prior)

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N18-463

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: 22 January 2019 (unless filled prior)