Physiotherapist (Neuro Outpatient and Community) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Wellington Community
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Based at the Ewart Building in Wellington
Service: Wellington Community ORA
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: MECA - PSA Allied Health and Public Health Scale, Step 3-8
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
This role is for an experienced Physiotherapist with a passion for working in a public health setting and close to the patient in the community and Neuro Outpatient space. We are looking for a person with experience in acquired health conditions, rehabilitation and/or frailty. We also have an opportunity for vestibular assessment and rehabilitation in our neuro outpatient space. The work can be tailored to the skillset of the applicant.
As a physio working in our team, you will be working with patients with a range of age-related and long term conditions to reach their goals and maximise their mobility and independence. This includes equipment solutions, compensatory strategies, falls prevention and education and working alongside your colleagues to enable people to live their best lives.
Our physiotherapists are highly valued within our strong multi-disciplinary team. You will be well supported by a friendly team of highly skilled and experienced clinicians - with Physiotherapy colleagues as well as the wider multidisciplinary team made up of OTs, Social Workers, Nurses, Dietitians, Speech-language therapists and Geriatricians. We work in a really collegially and collaborative way together to support patients to live their best lives. We offer on-going professional development opportunities includinga well established in-service programme, team training, special interest groups and formal supervision. Cultural professional supervision is available from Māori and Pacific Health teams.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The ORA Community Services work with people with acquired neurological, long term, or age-related conditions including stroke, dementia, frailty and post trauma conditions. The teams are multidisciplinary including occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language therapy, social work, dietetics, liaison nursing and allied health assistants, with close links with Nurse Practitioners, Geriatricians and the Rehab Physician. There are three community teams geographically located in Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti.
Moū - About you
Our successful candidate will be an NZ Registered Physiotherapist with a current APC, drivers licence and have experience in working with acquired health conditions. You will have excellent communication and time-management skills, enjoy working within a team, and be able to develop positive relationships with a variety of hospital based and primary care professionals. Vestibular experience will be beneficial, but we can also support upskilling and training for the right applicant.
You will need:
- A current APC and be registered with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand
- Current registration and Annual practicing certificate
- A clear understanding of the health needs of our Māori and Pacific Island communities
- Demonstrates ability to build rapport with patient and whānau from all backgrounds
- A full Driver - s License
- Working visa/NZ residence (as appropriate)
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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