Vacancy: Occupational Therapist (Part Time, Fixed-Term, Newtown)

January 13th, 2021

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your professional Occupational Therapy skills and expertise helping patients needing palliative care, and their families, this is the job you are looking for.

Due to an internal secondment, Mary Potter Hospice is looking for an Occupational Therapist for a fixed term contract, until the end of July 2021, to become a vital member of the multi-disciplinary team providing specialist palliative care to patients.

You will be required to:

  • have experience working in a palliative care setting or with palliative care needs in the community
  • have an ability to work independently and to show initiative when solving complex problems
  • assess, plan implement and evaluate occupational therapy interventions
  • continue to work collaboratively with all multi-disciplinary teams to provide the best care for our patients and whānau.

You will be an experienced and registered Occupational Therapist with a current practicing certificate and have an understanding of and commitment to the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care.

Please send a cover letter, CV and application form by 25 January 2021 to Catherine Hart, Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Newtown 6242 or email

For further information please phone Helen Golds, 021 459 304.

Application Form
Occupational Therapist Job Description