Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand

Supervision, competence and fitness

Supervision and Conditions

Supervision Requirements for Occupational Therapists (PDF, 850KB, 16 pages)
Your guide to supervision as an Occupational Therapist.

Policy on Standard Conditions  (PDF, 310KB, 4 pages)
Our policy for the standard conditions you may have on your scope of practice.

Available Supervisors Directory (PDF, 629KB, 26 pages)
A list of Supervisors who wish to make their supervision services publicly available.

Supervision Log Example (DOC, 41KB, 1 pages)
A template supervision log for you to use to record your supervision sessions.

Supervision Agreement Example (PDF, 228KB, 3 pages)
A template supervision agreement.

Supervisor Expression of Interest Form (DOC, 54KB, 3 pages)
If you wish to make your supervision services publicly available, please complete this form and return to enquiries@otboard.org.nz

Removal of Condition Application Form (DOC, 109KB, 12 pages)
Use this form to apply for removal of a standard condition from your scope of practice.

Competence and Fitness

Competencies for Registration and Continuing Practice Handbook (PDF, 550KB, 12 pages)
Detailed information on the competencies required for registration and continuing practice as an Occupational Therapist in New Zealand.

Competencies for Registration and Continuing Practice Poster (PDF, 545KB, 2 pages)
A simple overview of the competencies required for registration and continuing practice as an Occupational Therapist in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Fitness Policy (PDF, 537KB, 6 pages)
Our policy on how we assess your fitness for registration and practice.

Essential Reading for Cultural Competence (PDF, 258KB, 12 pages)
Useful information to help you understand cultural competency in Aotearoa New Zealand.

HRANZ Guidelines for Competency Referrals (PDF, 174KB, 18 pages)
HRANZ / DHB agreed guidelines for competency referrals.

Information on how we assess your application for registration

Competencies for Registration and Continuing Practice April 2015 (PDF, 550KB, 12 pages)
Information on our competence areas. The outcomes occupational therapists must achieve and abilities/actions they must show.

Competencies Poster (PDF, 544KB, 2 Pages)
A useful reference for the current 5 competency areas.

ePortfolio handbook (PDF, 5.9MB, 34 Pages)
A guide to help you use e-Portfolio to your best advantage.

Fitness Policy (DOC, 536.17KB, 6 pages)
Policy to efficiently and consistently assess occupational therapists in regards to fitness