Physiotherapist - Wairau Hospital

Full time

  • Work alongside clients throughout their health journey
  • Opportunity to be co-located with a wide range of Allied Health professionals
  • Permanent, full-time position

About the role

This permanent, full-time position (working 80 hours a fortnight, as rostered) is based within the Physiotherapy team at Wairau Hospital in Blenheim, providing rehabilitation input to outpatients and community for a variety of conditions such as neurological, musculoskeletal and deconditioning. You would also be part of the weekend on-call roster.

You will be working as part of an inter-disciplinary team providing quality assessment, intervention, advice and discharge planning through a patient-centred approach. These roles require you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs.

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About us

We are a proactive team providing the highest standard of care for our clients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance. Our teams pride themselves on being friendly and supportive - working with the people of our community to promote, encourage and enable their health, well-being and independence.

The department has well-equipped treatment areas, including a gym and hydrotherapy pool, and is situated within an Allied Health Hub. Clinical inpatient areas include surgical, orthopaedics, medical and rehabilitation wards with in-reach to paediatrics and the emergency department. There is a busy outpatient department with opportunity for a wide variety of musculoskeletal individual and group opportunities, as well as neurological conditions and community work. We aim to support Therapists within their areas of interest.

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

Find out more about us -

We are looking for Clinicians with a genuine passion for working with clients and being part of an inter-disciplinary team. You will be a NZ Registered Physiotherapist with comprehensive clinical assessment and problem solving skills and the experience and ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively. Experience working with clients with neurological conditions is desirable. You will have excellent communication skills to liaise with health professionals and health agencies.

What we offer

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

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How to apply

For role specific information please contact Nicola Westend, Team Leader Physiotherapy on Wairau

For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Applications close Thursday, 8 August 2019 (unless filled prior).

Job Closes: 12:55 AM, 4 August 2019

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