Hand Therapist (Physio or OT background) – Paraparaumu

Calling Physios and OTs

Hand Therapist Role at Hand Rehab Paraparaumu

  • Do you love working with people?
  • Do you value professional development?
  • Enjoy an open environment
  • Want appointment times that allow for quality time with patients?

What we are after?

As we continue to grow and with a recent internal promotion, we are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and committed health care professional to be one of our Hand Therapists. In this role you will provide excellent care, clinical outcomes and build strong relationships with patients. You will be supported by an experienced and capable clinical leader and fantastic wider team.

Our team of hand therapists work closely with multiple refers, including the Wellington Regional Plastics Unit. You will oversee a varied caseload including acute trauma, post-surgical intervention, ACC and Ministry of Health patients, providing comprehensive assessment, treatment and rehabilitation service to patients referred with upper limb conditions. We certainly have a diverse and interesting client base, with appointments allowing quality time with the patients.

The successful applicant

The successful applicant will ideally have previous experience in Hand Therapy but as a minimum you will need to be registered with the Physiotherapy Board NZ or Occupational Therapy Board NZ and have a current Annual Practising Certificate (APC) along with post qualifying experience with a DHB or private practice.

Whether you have prior experience or not, if you aren’t already registered we will assist you in becoming registered as a Hand Therapist. In addition to that there will be further professional development, and regular clinical supervision.


Our remuneration packages are aligned with the skills and experience you bring to the role, and we are happy to discuss potential rates with you. We also have a Wellness package that includes an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), free flu jabs, an extra Sick / Wellness Day, fruit available in the clinic and an APP for retail discounts.

Hours of work

As we grow we are flexible, so have both full or part time hours available.

Who are we?

Hand Rehab is a leading Hand Therapy and Rehabilitation company with eight clinics based around the Wellington region and Palmerston North.

Hand Rehab provides physiotherapy and occupational therapy for all areas of the arm; especially from the elbow through to the fingertips. We provide a wide range of rehabilitation and treatment services to the community, working with ACC, private insurers and private patients. Our therapists work from diagnosing acute injuries to managing post-surgical cases.

Our proven career pathways develop competent and passionate clinicians who genuinely make a difference in their patient’s lives. High job satisfaction ensures we retain the best people, passing on their knowledge to the leaders of the future.

Note: We are a Smokefree workplace.

Overseas Applicants

Please read the Overseas Applicants page in this section before submitting your application to us.

Want to know more?

For a Job Description or further information about this position, please email Mike Keyworth (Practice Manager) on mike@handrehab.co.nz or call him on 021 122 9845 – all enquiries will be treated confidentially. You should apply with a CV and cover letter.