Work Opportunities

Counties Hand Clinic is striving to provide the best level of care in hand therapy service as possible. We want staff to feel valued and will support them to develop their hand therapy careers with us.

Job Position: Practising Hand Therapists – OT or PT


  • Interesting and varied clinical work ranging from acute to chronic musculo- skeletal hand conditions to post-operative rehabilitation.
  • Opportunity to develop clinical skills in rehabilitation of the hand and upper limb
  • Clinical supervision will be provided
  • Generous remuneration and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) allowance
  • Work/life balance and flexible work hours

What does the day to day look like?

  • Clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patient finger, thumb, wrist, forearm or elbow conditions
  • Wound dressings / removal of stitches
  • Oedema management 
  • Massage and mysofascial release
  • Scar management
  • Splinting and casting 
  • Customized exercise programs
  • Pain management
  • Goal setting
  • Patient education 
  • Report and letter writing 

Applicant Preference

  • NZ Registered Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist with a current APC
  • Holds full registration or is an associate member working towards their registration through NZ Hand Therapy Association
  • Completion of Hand and Upper Limb post graduate study through AUT 
  • Completed Basic and Advanced Splint Training
  • Great time management skills
  • Enthusiastic and willingness to keep learning and developing their skills 

Next Step:

Please email your CV to: Teri Mitchell : or ring 021 895 742 to discuss this role further.

Thank you.



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