Clinical Leader Occupational Therapy

  • Permanent role with responsibility across the West Coast
  • Currently New Zealand registered Occupational Therapist
  • This is a unique role for our team which can either be a full time leadership position or a shared leadership and clinical position with flexiblity between clinical and leadership. 


Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many



What you’ll do with your time

  • Ensuring that our Occupational Therapy Workforce is practicing at the top of their scope and providing quality clinical governance.
  • Leadership & development of our Occupational Therapy services across the West Coast.
  • Contributing to research aligned to the allied health strategy.
  • You will be overseeing the clinical activity of both our Occupational therapy team and our Diversional Therapy team.


Exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician ready to take on a leadership role within a supportive leadership team. Relocation support available. 


We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Commitment to clinical excellence and professional development not only for yourself but the Occupational Therapy workforce as well
  • Good understanding of Equity and Cultural responsibility for all of our populations on the Coast
  • Commitment to equity of outcomes for Maori and a strong connection to the Occupational Therapy Board.
  • A strong understanding and ideally experience within the care spectrum from primary to tertiary services


What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.


Why us

Joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to the community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. In return you get to gain an invaluable breadth of experience you wouldn’t be able to access at any other DHB. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this


What’s Next

Please apply online via our careers website or to for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy



Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC0961022

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 March 2021