Occupational Therapist - Neurological Rehabilitation Full-time Position

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Occupational Therapist – Neurological Rehabilitation

Full-time Position

  • Leading Brain Injury Rehabilitation Provider
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Dynamic Inter-Professional Team


Are you passionate about supporting clients who have sustained a brain injury to regain independence?

ABI Rehabilitation has an opportunity for an occupational therapist with an interest in brain injury and experience in rehabilitation to join our progressive inter-professional team in the Intensive (Inpatient) rehabilitation service. This role will involve providing occupational therapy services within our inpatient rehabilitation service from the immediate post-acute phase through to community re-integration.  You will be working with a team of Occupational Therapists (OTs and OT Assistant) within an interdisciplinary team.


Why ABI Rehabilitation?

ABI Rehabilitation is the lead provider of intensive in-patient brain injury rehabilitation in New Zealand, serving over 85% of this population.  We are the only provider in Australasia to have attained the CARF Accreditation, an international gold standard for person centred, quality rehabilitation.


We are ideally looking for a dedicated occupational therapist with excellent communication skills, strong clinical reasoning skills, and a demonstrated track record of teamwork; with a minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience, however, open to all candidates based on experience. 


The caseload is varied and key areas include: 

  • Cognitive assessment and rehabilitation
  • Functional assessment
  • Goal setting
  • Individual and group intervention
  • Assessment and trial of equipment including wheelchairs and seating
  • Education of clients and families/whānau
  • Community reintegration and managing graduated return to home


We can offer excellent opportunities for professional development within a supportive and cohesive interdisciplinary team environment.  Regular supervision and in-service training will be provided.  Previous experience in acquired brain injury rehabilitation is highly preferred.


If you are looking to be part of a dynamic, fun team, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you!


We welcome your inquiries and the opportunity to discuss your requirements in more detail. 


Please contact: 

  • Soo Yin Chew – Occupational Therapist

Main: (04) 2370128 Email: Sooyin.Chew @abi-rehab.co.nz

  •  Routhelle Gaerlan – Keyworker

Main: (04) 2370128 Email: Routhelle.Gaerlan@abi-rehab.co.nz

Mobile: 021 195 5818


To apply: 

Please send a copy of your CV and Cover Letter tby clicking the "APPLY NOW" button.


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https://www.abi-rehab.co.nz/contact-us/, New Zealand
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