Part time

Physiotherapist, Community Rehabilitation Service, Dunedin Hospital

  • Salary band - $59,035 to $85,992 p.a pro rata and Kiwisaver plus discounted health insurance
  • Permanent vacancy, 32 hours per week (0.8 FTE)
  • Competitive salary and discounted health insurance and subsidised gym
  • Limitless potential for career advancement and growth

Mō te tūranga - About the role

  • Develop your knowledge and expertise in rehabilitation with neurological, orthopaedic, and medical conditions
  • Work within a dynamic and evolving community interdisciplinary team with some in reach into the sub-acute rehabilitation ward within rehabilitation services
  • Work alongside other senior therapists in planning and providing patient-centred rehabilitation to our patients who are predominantly under the age of 65
  • Support, teach and upskill students and rotational staff

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Mōu ake - About you

Ideally you will bring to us a minimum of three years of physiotherapy experience and a desire to work in the community.

To be successful in this position, you will also need to demonstrate the following:

  • Strong understanding of optimising patients' rehabilitation outcomes
  • A patient-centred and evidence-based approach to goal setting and intervention
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to commit to our team and patients
  • Be a New Zealand registered Physiotherapist with a current annual practising certificate

You will be expected to be active in in-service quality initiatives, therefore be proactive, innovative and have a quality-driven leadership approach.

Painga - Benefits:

  • Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly community
  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Mō mātou - About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. The Southern District offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first-class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking, or sailing; skiing, hunting, or fishing; theatre, live music, or art - there's literally something for everyone.

Utu whānui - Salary range

This role belongs to the PSA Allied, Public Health, Scientific and Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($59,035 p.a) and Step 8 ($85,992 p.a pro rata) of the Degree-based Allied, Public Health and Technical Pay Scale.

Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Saturday, 22 October 2022.

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

Tono ināianei - Apply now

For further information please contact James Boyd, email James.Boyd@southerndhb.govt.nz

All conversations will be confidential in nature.

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

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)

Covid vaccination requirements

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Southern you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

Job Closes: 11:59 PM, 22 October 2022


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