Phyisotherapist - Child Development Service at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Dunedin Hospital - (Vera Hayward Centre)
Salary Band - $70,000 - $100,000 p.a prorata plus Kiwisaver, and on-site employee gym
- 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
- Fixed-term position until April 2025
- Play a role in the development of our next generation!
Mō te tūranga - About the role:
- Work alongside children (0-16 years) and their families throughout Coastal Otago in both the centre and community settings
- Cooperate and work actively with other agencies such as CDS Disability Action and Ministry of Education Learning Support Teams to support children and their families
- Collaborate with whanau and patients to set realistic, patient-centric outcomes and appropriate interventions
- Actively participate as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team and support the development of others including students
Mōu ake - About you:
- Current registration with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand and a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)
- Experienced physiotherapist with previous experience in paediatrics and/or neurorehabilitation who is looking to consolidate or develop their paediatric skillset
- Enthusiastic and motivated, with a natural empathy and passion for working with children and whanau
- Previous experience with wheelchair and seating assessments preferrable, but not essential
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with a diverse range of patients and staff
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.
Join Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora as we embark on a historic collaboration to transform healthcare for all whānau across Aotearoa, New Zealand. Together, we're passionate about creating a modern, integrated health system that honours the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and prioritises health equity for Māori, whānau, and every community. Be part of this journey and contribute to a brighter, healthier future for all generations to come.
Utu whānui - Salary range
This role belongs to the PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between the step 1 ($70,842 p.a) and Step 7 ($100,466 p.a prorata) of the Degree-based Allied, Public Health and Technical Salary scale.
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Saturday, 24 February 2024.
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.
For further information please contact Ben Kingsbury, Recruitment Advisor, all conversations will be confidential in nature email@example.com
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/
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