Full time

So, it's time for a change? A new beginning? An exciting leap? If you're after a move that offers the career challenge you crave in the country with the best equipped department, matched with real work-life balance in a welcoming community that the kiwi dream is all about, it's time to join us at Southland Hospital.

Right now, we're looking for motivated senior and junior Physiotherapists across a wide range of specialties. Interested?

Find your fit

From acute to cardio, from outpatient to community therapists, we have openings across all areas of physiotherapy. Perhaps you're a junior, looking to grow your skills and build your knowledge by greater exposure to end-to-end treatment, and plenty of support for you to learn on the job?

Or maybe you're a senior Physio, hoping to make a real impact on the way we do things? We're embarking on an exciting chapter of innovation and change, and we know we'll be led by the diverse skillsets of team members like you. If you've got ideas, we can't wait to hear them. You could lead the change and help envision new ways of working. You could watch as your ideas take shape and benefit patients across the community.

Or perhaps it's a change of pace you're after? If you're looking to dial back the demands of your current role, we have roles to fit any schedule, and the flexibility to let you set your own full, or part time hours. You can make your work, work for you.

Elevate your lifestyle

For the locals, we don't need to tell you life's good down here. But if you're further flung, Southland is the ultimate change of scenery you've been looking for. Bring the family down for a little peace and quiet, with plenty of access to adventure whenever you need it, and hundreds of kms of natural beauty right there in your backyard.

So, if you're a Physiotherapist in any stage or specialty, and are asking yourself what's next, it's time to look south - we can't wait for you to join us.

Closing date: Open

Due to the fast-paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

For further information please contact Theonette Ramsden, Recruitment Advisor - Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, phone (03) 214 5770 or email:

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

Job Closes: 10:16 AM, 30 May 2021

Apply now

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