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Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist

Wheelchair and Seating Mobility Clinic

Christchurch City

Reference: 4552378

Give back to your community and help people in need with Laura Fergusson!

  • Full time, Part time and contractor positions - make the role work for you!
  • Have access to state of the art technology in our new Mobility Hub
  • Work with an amazing, dedicated team
  • Work with a range of clients from children to elderly

Laura Fergusson Trust has recently established a Mobility Hub. Our Hub undertakes specialist assessments and interventions for mobility and seated posture in a dedicated clinic setting. Clients include spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, amputations, CVA and other complex presentations.

We are seeking experienced therapists who are looking for work in the wheelchair/seating and mobility field and who value helping individuals to participate in everyday opportunities.

We have a highly experienced interdisciplinary team with a strong community focus who will support you in your ongoing development.

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • NZ registered Occupational Therapist (OT) approved by the OT Board of New Zealand or a NZ registered Physiotherapist (PT) approved by the PT Board of NZ.
  • Someone who has knowledge and skills in wheelchair and seating assessments
  • Experience in neurology is preferable
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of rehabilitation frameworks
  • Willingness to network and build relationships
  • Able to work in both clinic and community assessment settings
  • Works well as a team player and willing to share and receive ideas and new information
  • Experience of ACC contracts would be preferable but not essential

We are offering a fantastic team working environment with professional development, new clinic rooms and equipment and state of the art custom made technology.

Please make enquiries to Leanne Leadbetter Occupational Therapist on 027 5316026 or submit your CV and covering letter by applying online.

If this sounds like your next move, please apply now!


Applications Close: 04 Mar 2019