Career Development Association of New Zealand


Career Practitioner or Occupational Therapist, Christchurch - Southern Rehab.

Career Practitioner or Occupational Therapist, Christchurch - Southern Rehab.

Back To Work Facilitator – Career Practitioner or Occupational Therapist. Permanent Position, Full-Time.

Location: Christchurch offices, 29 Byron St, and any satellite clinics as required.

At Southern Rehab our team works with people following an injury to help them recover and look forward.

Southern Rehab is a lead supplier for ACC's Vocational Rehabilitation Service. Our Back to Work Facilitators work alongside Physicians, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Clinical Psychologists to assist people to return to work following an injury. Clients who work with Southern Rehab learn how to use new skills to improve their quality of life and obtain sustainable work. 

The Back to Work Facilitator will report to the Lead Vocational Consultant and coordinate and provide Back to Work, Job search, and Occupational Assessment services.

You will work with a team of health professionals and service leads with significant clinical expertise. There is a high level of support within the team available to you. You will be a positive, purposeful practitioner.

Applicants must have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification and membership of your professional association (e.g. OT Board or Career Practitioner - CDANZ, ASORC, RCAA, RCSA) 

  • Experience of working in vocational rehabilitation and/or occupational therapy services is essential

  • Excellent written, IT and oral communication skills

  • Proven ability to contribute to a positive team working environment

  • Full drivers' licence, some day travel will be required

Job description is here. All applications via Seek please.

Sabrina Goodall (Regional Manager, Canterbury):

03 366 8435