Physiotherapist - Acute

Full time

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

About the role

This role is based at Nelson Hospital working within the Physiotherapy team providing care for acute clients across the continuum from inpatients to outpatients and community. You will be working as part of an inter-disciplinary team providing quality assessment, intervention, advice and discharge planning through a patient-centred approach. This role requires 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.

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services.

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About you

We are looking for a clinician who has a genuine passion for working with clients and being part of a multi-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. 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.

Nelson is one of New Zealand's top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. World renowned wineries and craft breweries are nearby and the area is rich in art and culture with many cafes and excellent schools and facilities for families.

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How to apply

For role specific information please contact Deidre Crichton - Physiotherapy Team Leader on

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, 29 August 2019.

Job Closes: 10:24 AM, 29 August 2019

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