Hand Therapist | Wellington_NewZealand

  • Work within a MDT with an easy referral process into psych, pain and ortho
  • Treat under a variety of contracts, not just ACC
  • Make a difference! - big on patient outcomes. Quality over quantity

This large NZ owned organisation launched hand therapy as part of their service offering 18 months ago and they continue to grow.

What’s in it for you?
  • An organisation that live their values, will play to your strengths and are big on work life balance.
  • Being nationwide there are opportunities for career progression.
  • You’ll receive a salary based on experience, performance based incentives, a professional development allowance and health insurance.
  • Comprehensive orientation programme, ongoing training and continued professional development and support. The yearly conference in Wellington is fantastic!
About the organisation
  • Large New Zealand owned integrated health provider providing great job security
  • Providing excellent multidisciplinary injury management, vocational, community and musculoskeletal rehabilitation services.
  • Clinics across the country and holding various contracts with ACC, third party insurers, DHB’s, The Ministry of Health, private businesses and leading New Zealand organisations
  • 18 months ago they launched their hand therapy service and it continues to grow.
About the role
  • Responsible for diagnostics and treatment (manually, splinting, sensory, functional activities, pain management) seeing clients from start to finish.
  • Treat under a variety of contracts, not just ACC
  • Work closely with the MDT team of physios, psychologists, pain and orthopaedic specialists. There is an easy referral process into those services and you’ll often attend those appointments with the client.
  • This is a clinical role with very little reporting. Predominantly you’ll provide a 1 hour initial assessment and then half hour follow ups. But it is quality over quantity here - if need longer, take it.
  • Opportunity to work in one or more of three Wellington clinics - Lower Hutt, Mana and CBD
Skills and experience required
  • Experienced NZ registered Hand Therapist (Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist) with current APC.
  • Confident, independent, organised, flexible and adaptable person motivated to achieve great outcomes for clients
  • Open to hospital and/or private practise background. Varied experience across soft tissue, bones, tendons and pain; dynamic and static splints using thermoplastics
  • A team player committed to ongoing professional development.
Apply online

Please apply online or for a confidential conversation and to discuss this position in more detail, please don’t hesitate to phone Jeanette Rendle on Ph 027 705 7079.


Category: Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation

Location: Wellington_NewZealand

Work Type: Full-Time

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