Job Application

Occupational Therapy Clinical Coach, ARHOP (Adult Rehabilitation and Health of Older People)

Permanent, 1.0 FTE

Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (between DA2 $111,000  – DC2 $121,500)

Occupational therapists- New career pathway opportunity. We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist that is ready for a new challenge.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the friendly and enthusiastic team at Counties. 

This role is one of several across ARHOP (Adult Rehabilitation & Health of Older People) planned to support our occupational therapy workforce.  This role will be supporting Occupational therapists working across our rehabilitation settings:

• Acute care of the Elderly
• Orthogeriatric rehab
• General rehabilitation
• Neuro rehabilitation including stroke

The primary focus will be coaching other Occupational Therapists who are new to the service, recently graduated, or working on aspects of their own professional development.  

The preferred applicant will have a passion for mentoring and coaching others, workforce development and service improvement.  As Clinical Coach, you will work in conjunction with the team Section Head to support our occupational therapists in delivering high quality, evidence-based inpatient rehabilitation.  

Support will be offered by the Clinical Director - Allied Health Scientific and Technical, the Professional lead- occupational Therapy, other clinical coaches and the wider leadership team.

We are seeking someone who is a great team player, capable of working in a culturally diverse environment, has great organisational and supervisory skills and is an open and approachable educator.

What we offer in ARHOP:

• Career growth opportunities
• Professional supervision and support
• Learning and development opportunities and support
• Opportunities to work with and alongside members of the Interdisciplinary team.
• Opportunity to work in a multicultural team


• NZ Registration with a current Annual Practising Certificate

• Minimum of 5 years recent clinical experience including neurological rehab and/or health of older people rehabilitation

• Full drivers licence


• Experience in clinical education and supervision

• Experience in service development

Please apply online at For more information, contact Amy Lin on To view the job description, please click here.

Job Number: CMH07907

Applications Close: 18 July 2024


At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.