Occupational Therapist | Kaiwhakaora Ngangahau

  • 504529
  • Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
  • APM NZ
  • Allied Health
  • Healthcare & Medical
  • Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • WorkCare
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Sub-Contractor

Join the team ENABLING BETTER LIVES across New Zealand! With 350 employees APM holds contracts across 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. 

What you’ll be doing

Working from our Whangarei office you will support clients throughout the wider Northland region on their return to work and life journey.   Utilise your specific skills as you partner with a VARIED caseload of clients to gain independence and reduce the impact of their illness or injury such as traumatic brain injury, concussion, pain management or sensitive claims.  

Reporting to a locally based Team Leader and part of a SUPPORTIVE, multidisciplinary team, you will deliver assessments and rehabilitation to a range of clients through:

  • Quality services tailored to individual needs across clinic, workplace and community settings
  • Assessment, advice and goal setting
  • Liaising with case managers, internal panels, and other team members
  • Regular monitoring of client progress and report writing

What you’ll need to succeed

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

What we offer in return:

  • Flexible working options
  • Company vehicle (dependent on contracted hours)
  • Additional performance bonus scheme
  • Generous, ongoing Professional Development opportunities
  • Reimbursement of Professional membership and Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Discounted healthcare and eyecare
  • Reward and recognition programme
  • Annual paid volunteer leave and wellbeing fund
  • Paid parental leave
  • Support from national Clinical and Cultural Panels, Focus Groups and Special Interest Groups

Our mission is to create positive change and enable better lives.

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, Kotahitanga, Wairuatanga, Whānaungatanga and Rangatiratanga guide us to deliver culturally responsive and mana-enhancing services.

Should you wish to have a confidential chat about the role, please contact Brianne Constantine on brianne.constantine@apm.net.au.

What we’re about

We’re a diverse team of over 9,000 people across 11 countries with a shared purpose - to enable better lives. Our purpose is the common thread that lives in everything we do, and it starts with enabling better lives for our employees and their families too

Our work enables the people we serve to realise their ambitions and aspirations through sustainable employment, independence, better health and wellbeing, and increased social participation.

When you join APM, there’s an opportunity to grow your career in Human Services, across multiple global brands and geographies. You can expect a great work-life balance, extensive learning opportunities, networking programs and employee benefits. But most of all you can expect to make a lasting impact on the lives of others, who rely on our services. 

At APM we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures including indigenous peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with a disability.

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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