Waitaki District Health Services


During the Orange Traffic Light System, services at Oamaru Hospital will remain as they are currently.
Visiting hours will be 2pm – 7pm and visitors restricted to 2 per patient.
Maternity - No children to accompany their parents for antenatal visits however children will be permitted for inpatient visits.

ALL visitors to the hospital will be screened before entry, must scan in using the QR code or enter their details in the handwritten register, and required to wear a mask at all times. Please be kind to our staff through the screening process.

Occupational Therapist – Community (Oamaru)

Part-time permanent position – 0.5 FTE (40 hours per fortnight).

We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our friendly team at Waitaki District Health Services Ltd. 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 Lake Aviemore and Lake Benmore.

Our ideal candidate:

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

A current Practicing Certificate and full Driver Licence are essential.

Job Description and Application forms are available from:

Libby Norriss, Operations Support
Phone: 433 0290 Extension 9042
Email: Elizabeth.Norriss@southerndhb.govt.nz

Any enquiries or applications (including a CV and cover letter) to:
Courtney Fisher, Allied Health Manager:
Email: courtney.fisher@southerndhb.govt.nz
or telephone 03 433 0290 extn 9044 for more information.

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