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Occupational Therapist

Wise Management Services

  • Nelson

Job Details

  • Job ID: Req 2770
  • Job Type: Full time
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  • Job Duration:
  • Min Education:
  • Company Name For Job: Pathways
  • Min Experience:
  • Position Title: Occupational Therapist
  • Required Travel:
  • Salary: between $35.74 – $46.15 hr
  • Classification: Mental Health
  • Scope of Practice:
    • Activities of Daily Living - Assessment and Treatment
    • Home and Community Environment assessment

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

About Pathways | Mō mātou
As a leading mental health and addiction service in Aotearoa, we empower individuals to live full lives in their communities. Prioritising mental health while aiming for overall well-being, we foster strong whānau connections. Our commitment to personalised support is reflected in our 'whatever it takes' wairua and spiri

Te āhuatunga a te tūrunga (About the role)

So, what does an OT do in this role? It's all about supporting out tāngata whai ora to thrive independently. Picture this: you're helping them set up their day, from planning meals, shopping for groceries, and cooking up some magic, to keeping their space cozy, navigating public transport like a pro, getting ready for work, and mastering the art of being medication independent.

It's not just a job; it's making a positive impact on real people's lives. If you're up for being a friendly guide on this journey, let's chat. Together, we can make a difference!

This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week in Nelson.

Ko wai koe (About you)

You | Mōu
You will have;

  • A New Zealand registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • A current full, clean New Zealand driver’s licence.
  • A current, comprehensive New Zealand first aid certificate or be prepared to obtain one.
  • An understanding of what you need for your own wellbeing.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.


The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi
The Occupational Therapist is the go-to person across Pathways' services in Nelson and Marlborough, covering adult and youth services in supported residential settings. Our OT is also there for the awesome tāngata whai ora living in their own homes in the community with mental health and/or addiction challenges, and often, they're juggling some physical health conditions too.

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

What we offer | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • Extensive opportunities for development: coaching, supervision, training
  • Increased Kiwisaver contribution
  • Fifth week of Annual Leave after 12 months
  • Paid Wellbeing Days (2 days a year)
  • HealthNow Payment Card - $250 per year to support  Health and Wellbeing for you and your whanau
  • Holiday programme assistance
  • Perk & Perk Plus discount app
  • Income continuance plan
  • Wise Group House, Contents and car insurance plan
  • Specsavers Discount
  • Discounted premiums with Southern Cross
  • Financial risk and planning review
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

Te Tono (How to apply)

Please use the following link to apply:

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

Closing Date | Rā Katinga: 23 February 2024. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date. Communication may be limited throughout the Christmas period.

Position Description: Please copy and paste the following link into your browser:

Contact | Korero: Leah Kininmonth, Team Coach on 027 360 1882.

Real is supported by Pathways Health Limited, part of the Wise Group. Find out more about Real at

Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with lived experience of mental illness & addictions to apply. 

Covid Vaccination is mandatory for all workers due to close contact with vulnerable individuals and COVID-19 risks. (Two primary doses and at least one booster is required).