Rural Physiotherapist


  • Part time permanent role based with our team in Westport working 20hrs per week. 
  • We are looking for a passionate qualified Physiotherapist who has a current Annual Practicing Certificate.
  • Effective written and verbal communication, strong cultural awareness & great flexibility.

 

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

 

What you’ll do with your time

  • Work across all areas of the health spectrum including inpatient, out patient and community.
  • You will be given dedicated clinical supervision, mentoring and professional support from our highly skilled staff
  • Working within the diverse team across the DHB

As a Physiotherapist in our team, you will be working as a rural generalist with our team in Westport. You will have the opportunity to gain experience working across a wide range of specialties and advance your practical skills.  These clinical opportunities will develop your assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and discharge planning skills to a very high level.

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Well organised and the ability to prioritize and adapt to changing demands. 
  • An ability to be an effective team member, recognising the importance of team work
  • Willing to learn and further your scope of practice. 

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

 

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

 

What’s Next

Apply online our careers website, or for any further information please contact us on careers@westcoastdhb.health.nz

 

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

 

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC0757529

Location: Buller and Northern Areas

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 March 2021