Community Rehabilitation Assistant Job In New Zealand

Te Whatu Ora Taranaki is seeking an community rehabilitation assistant to join team at Taranaki base hospital in New Zealand. The ideal candidate will provide patient-centred care, assist with equipment tasks and offers clerical and administrative support within the hospital. Te Whatu Ora provides diverse and inclusive care,  recognising the value of people within the supportive team of healthcare professionals. This full-time role offers a competitive salary range of $40,000 – $60,000 per year. The candidate is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients within the allied health assistant inpatient community, supporting the best care for our people.

Qualifications for Community Rehabilitation Assistant :

  • Candidate must have high school diploma and require post-secondary education.
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting, particularly in a healthcare setting, particularly in occupational therapy.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with patients and healthcare professional.
  • It must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail for handling clerical and administrative tasks.

Responsibilities for Community Rehabilitation Assistant:

  • Candidate is responsible for assisting patients with exercises and therapy activities as directed by the occupational therapist.
  • Preparing maintaining and cleaning therapy equipment and treatment areas.
  • Ensuring therapy areas are clean and organized.
  • Managing patient records, scheduling appointments and handling administrative functions.


  • Competitive salary packages.
  • It offers an opportunities to participate in local project and regional collaboration teams.
  • Flexible working hours to manage workload.

Te Whatu Ora Taranaki are looking for people that provide the best care for our people and community. The community rehabilitation assistant provides supports to allied health therapists in their clinical work, both within the community and occasionally in inpatient setting.

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