Rural Physiotherapist

  • Full time permanent role based with our team in Hokitika working 40hrs per week. 
  • We are looking for a passionate qualified Physiotherapist  with a minimum of 3 years experience 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 out patients 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 Hokitika, with potential to also work in Greymouth if required. 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


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: PC1307422

Location: Hokitika

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 April 2021