Occupational Therapist (0.8 FTE)

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Community Living has celebrated over 25 years of success in supporting people with intellectual disabilities to live their dreams through community connections.  Since its inception in 1989, Community Living has persistently sought innovative and diverse ways...

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Our Inspirational Dream - People with Intellectual Disabilities living their dreams through community connections.

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Therapy Services are a specialist team supporting people with an intellectual disability who also have a physical and/or sensory disability. We work in partnership with individuals and their whānau/family, caregivers, other health professionals and disability related agencies in pursuit of a quality of life that upholds dignity, comfort and independence.

We welcome applications from experienced therapists for a part time (0.8/32 hours per week) position to join our dedicated team in the Tauranga office. Your focus will be to support people and their whānau/families in their own environment to meet their needs and live their dreams. The role requires some travelling during work hours.


  • New Zealand registered Occupational Therapist with a current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Minimum three years' post qualification experience
  • Sound clinical reasoning skills and use of evidence informed practice
  • Effective time management, prioritisation and organisational skills
  • High level of interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience using the Enable funding process (preferred)
  • Full current New Zealand Drivers Licence
  • The ability to pass a Police and CYFs check

We offer competitive remuneration and conditions of employment. Community Living is committed to professional development, supervision and peer support.

If this sounds like you, click 'apply for this job' to submit your cover letter and CV. For further information, please contact Carolyn on 07 834 3700.

Applications close on Monday 16 November 2020.

The health and wellbeing of our employees and the people we support is very important to us. As such Community Living is a smoke-free environment and operates a drug and alcohol free workplace where we have a random testing programme for all employees

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