Physiotherapist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Full-time, permanent position (1.0 FTE) 40hrs per week
Mō te tūranga - About the role
Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life in Dunedin can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our teams enjoy the short commute to work, and the work-life balance is relaxed and affordable. Dunedin offers an array of outdoor and recreational pursuits such as skiing, hunting, tramping, and much more all within two to three hours drive!
We take pride in supporting our staff to grow. We enable ongoing professional development including regular team in-services, staff mentoring and peer review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework, and access to course and conference funding. We work closely with the University of Otago's School of Physiotherapy and support student education throughout clinical placements. Our team is also developing and implementing simulation training resources and programmes to enhance educational opportunities for our staff and students.
Please provide as part of your application a CV and cover letter.
Mōu ake - About you
We have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join our inpatient Allied Health team. This role would be well suited to a clinician with a dynamic and adaptable approach to clinical working, and a keen interest in acute inpatient orthopaedics presentations.
We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You will be able to work effectively and autonomously in a fast-paced environment as a member of the broader inter-professional team. You will have previous clinical experience in acute orthopaedics presentations and bring a willingness to learn which will be complemented by the support of your team members. You will be proficient at managing and prioritising a caseload within the inpatient setting and show dedication to developing your own skills while supporting the growth of students, junior staff and the Allied Health Assistant workforce.
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. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Utu whānui - Salary range
This role belongs to the PSA/DHBs Allied, Public Health and Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between step one ($59,035 p.a) and step eight ($85,992 p.a pro rata) of the Degree-Based Allied, Public Health and Technical scale.
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: 6 December 2023.
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
If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
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-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job-invite/21464/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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