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Community Occupational Therapist - Contract

Focus on Potential

  • Canterbury
  • Otago

Job Details

  • Job ID: Canterbury/Otago OT's
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Workplace Type: Remote
  • Job Duration: Ongoing
  • Min Education: Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Company Name For Job: Focus on Potential
  • Min Experience: 3 years post grad experience
  • Position Title: Community Occupational Therapist - Contract
  • Required Travel: Travel within region for community based visits
  • Salary: $108 per hour plus GST (contract) and fixed assessment fees
  • Classification:
  • Scope of Practice:
    • Activities of Daily Living - Assessment and Treatment
    • Assessment and Rehabilitation
    • Child Heath
    • Home and Community Environment assessment
    • Learning and Development
    • Rehabilitation

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

We're looking for skilled Canterbury and Otago based Occupational Therapists with experience in community-based rehabilitation to join our team.

We can accommodate part-time contract positions in these regions currently to suit your availability.

Te āhuatunga a te tūrunga (About the role)

About us
We hold an extensive range of national and regional ACC contracts delivering assessment and ongoing rehabilitation services to clients in their home, workplace, school and/or community. You'll be joining our dynamic, multi-disciplinary team of 180+ health and rehabilitation specialists, with experience from paediatrics through to the elderly. 

How it works
Our business model gives you great contract rates and the flexibility to choose when and how much work you'd like to undertake. We'll work with you to match your skills, experience and preferences to our contracts and clients, ensuring you're getting the right types of work to maximise your potential and deliver on outcomes. You'll also have access to leading cloud-based systems allowing you to remote work effectively.

Ko wai koe (About you)

You will have:

  • at least three years post-graduate experience
  • experience in community-based rehabilitation and assessment
  • experience with neuro-rehabilitation
  • a current practice/membership certificate and registration with relevant registration body
  • excellent relationship management skills and a commitment to customer service
  • excellent time management skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • a commitment to quality and an eye for detail
  • a can-do attitude, able to embrace feedback and make positive change

You will be:

    • a team player that works well with others, supports colleagues and shares information
    • community focused
    • self motivated and organised
    • a problem solver
    • resilient and flexible
    • technologically proficient

You will need

    • excellent verbal and written references
    • your own Windows-based computer and mobile phone
    • your own vehicle - roadworthy and insured
    • a valid New Zealand driver's licence, with a clean driving record
    • a clean Police record
    • professional indemnity insurance


Receive fantastic contract rates - rehabilitation work is paid at $108 per hour plus GST and fixed assessment fees (to be discussed following application).

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

Become a part of one of New Zealand's most respected rehabilitation providers.  This is a flexible role that offers autonomy whilst also providing great support when needed.  

Te Tono (How to apply)

Please send your CV and a covering letter to 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)