Laura Fergusson Trust Logo R
Laura Fergusson Trust Logo R

Occupational Therapist


About Us
Laura Fergusson Trust is an independent, charitable organisation that specialises in assessing, rehabilitating and supporting those impacted by brain, spinal and other injuries in the South Island of New Zealand. Our purpose is to assist clients in achieving independence, inclusion and quality of life. We provide a full continuum of integrated assessment, rehabilitation and support services for people with brain and other injuries, carried out by our highly skilled interdisciplinary team when and where they are needed.

About the Role
• The opportunity to become a rehab specialist in driving and enhance your knowledge and skills in driving assessment and vehicle modifications.
• To meet a range of rehabilitation requirements for clients with multiple impairments.
What we offer:
• An interdisciplinary working environment.
• Competitive remuneration.
• Professional development and regular in service training.
• Reimbursement of APC and Professional Memberships.
• Gym membership at corporate rates.

About You:
• NZ Registered OT approved by the Occupational Therapist Board of New Zealand
• Current annual practicing certificate.
• Preferably you are a Driver Trained Occupational Therapist (although this is not vital – we will provide all the training you will need).
• You must have a willingness to learn and grow, and if not already, a desire become a standout performer in the area of driver rehabilitation and assessment.
• We are looking for passionate people with a can-do attitude.
• You want the opportunity to be more than just an assessor, and really want to become advanced in driver rehab and be a part of something positive for our clients.
• Confident in working in a fast paced environment alongside other members of the team.
• Experience of ACC contracts would be preferable but not essential.
• Willing to work within our values.
• A valid and clean driver’s licence.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity we would love to hear from you!

Enquiries regarding this position can be made to:
Peter Swift, Clinical Services Manager on 027 2411991 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
pdfA position description can be downloaded here.
Please apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.