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Position Title: Inpatient Occupational Therapist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.7 FTE / 28 hours per week
Date Posted: 12/07/2019
Application Closing Date: 28/07/2019 11PM
Job #: 058946
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Inpatient Occupational Therapist

  • Part-time 0.7 FTE
  • Fixed-term for 1 year

We have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our Inpatient Allied Health Team for one-year. We are seeking an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist with acute tertiary experience who is motivated to develop quality services in collaboration with others while working alongside a committed inter-professional team of health professionals.

We are looking for a clinician who can work autonomously, manage and prioritise a caseload within the inpatient setting, and is keen to develop their own skills while supporting the development of students, junior staff and the Allied Health Assistant workforce. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, will be motivated in the acute ward environment, and have a proactive case-finding approach.

We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as clinicians, so we run an ongoing support and professional development programme including opportunity for regular team in-services, senior staff mentoring and peer review, and access to course and conference funding.  

Please provide as part of your application a CV and cover letter.

Dunedin is a University town and has something to offer most people. It has a long and rich history which is reflected in its many Museums, including the Settlers Museum and Art Galleries. Dunedin also offers affordable housing.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 July 2019

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: :

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