Occupational Therapist | Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau

  • 498607
  • Palmerston North, Manawatu, New Zealand
  • APM NZ
  • Allied Health
  • Healthcare & Medical
  • Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • WorkCare
  • Part Time

About APM

APM is a rapidly growing global health and employment services organisation serving over 1,000,000 people each year across 10 countries. In New Zealand, APM holds a number of contracts with ACC, MSD, NZDF as well as private employers to provide a range of services including Vocational and Community Rehabilitation, Pain and Injury Management, Workplace Health, Allied Health Intervention and Employment Services.  

About the role

Based in Palmerston North, working on a part-time basis, you will provide rehabilitation to clients to support their journey into meaningful employment while reducing the impact of their illness or injuries.

Working in a supportive, multidisciplinary team environment, you will deliver assessments and rehabilitation to a range of clients:

  • Quality services tailored to individual needs across clinic, workplace and community settings
  • Providing assessment, advice and goal setting
  • Motivate and empowering clients
  • Partner with stakeholders and build relationships to achieve recovery outcomes for all
  • Regular monitoring of client progress and report writing

Key skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualification in BHSc Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with Occupational Therapy Board of NZ
  • Post graduate experience
  • Full NZ/AU Driver's Licence  

In return APM offers:

  • Flexible working options
  • Company vehicle (dependent on contracted hours)
  • Access to a performance bonus
  • Continuing Professional Development opportunities
  • Support from a national team including access to Clinical Advisors, Focus Groups and Special Interest Groups that offer support in clinical growth, development and networking
  • Reimbursements of both Annual Practicing Certificate and Professional membership
  • Wellbeing Program

Our whakataukī He waka eke noa – We’re all in this together.

Our values underpin our work – integrity, customer focus, respect, empathy, achievement, teamwork and enthusiasm. Our Tikanga Māori values of Manaakitanga, Kotahitangi, Wairuatangai, Whānaungatanga and Rangatiratanga guide us to deliver culturally responsive and mana-enhancing services.

If this sounds like you, apply online with your CV and covering letter.  Should you wish to have a confidential chat about the role, please contact Brianne Constantine on brianne.constantine@apm.net.au.

You must have existing rights to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

At APM, we celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion for our team members, customers, and communities worldwide. We love that we are all different and value unique opinions, ideas, beliefs, perspectives and interests here at APM.

We believe no one should be disadvantaged by the differences that exist between us. No matter your gender, race, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability or social status, country of birth, age or religious belief, you are valued and respected for who you are, what you know and how you work.

APM is a place where you can bring your authentic self to work and be empowered to do your best work. 

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