Waitaki District Health Services


Hospital Visiting Hours are now 2.00pm-4.00pm and 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Two visitors allowed at any one time.

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist- Community - Oamaru

Part time permanent position – .7 fte (56 hours a fortnight)


We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our friendly team at Oamaru Hospital. This role is based in the community and also cover the inpatient ward as required.


Oamaru Hospital is a rural hospital providing services to the community and out-lying areas. Oamaru is the start/end of the Alps to Ocean cycle trail and has great cafes, restaurants and shops especially in the area of the Victorian Precinct. Oamaru is a scenic one hour drive away from Dunedin, Lake Aviemore and Lake Benmore.


Our ideal candidate:

  • Will be client centred
  • Enable accredited  in complex housing and wheelchair level one (preferable)
  • Works collaboratively within a team
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • 2 years minimum experience preferred


A current practicing certificate and full drivers licence are essential.


Any enquiries or applications (including a CV and cover letter) to Claire Thorby Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Service Leader:

Email:  claire.thorby@southerndhb.govt.nz

or telephone 03 433 0290 extn 9024 for more information.


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Attach any relevant documents (at minimum, a CV).
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