Physiotherapist / Kaikōmiri (Rehabilitation)
Capital Health Careers
Porirua, Kapiti Coast
1d ago

We are seeking an experienced clinician who is an energetic, patient centred and motivated Physiotherapist to join our Physiotherapy team.

The team is part of the wider Allied Health Inpatient team at Kenepuru Community Hospital.

The physiotherapist in this role will work with patients admitted to the Specialist Rehabilitation ward at Kenepuru Hospital with acquired brain injury / stroke, progressive neurological conditions and amputations.

There will be a need to work flexibly to support the wider inpatient physiotherapy team working in the Surgical Unit and with frail, elderly patients admitted to the Health of the Older Persons wards.

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

The successful applicant will join a team of around 30 Allied Health staff from 6 different professions. We work together closely to provide a service of high standard to patients and their families and whanau.

We are a very supportive team who provide training and learning opportunities, supervision, encourage professional development and have fun and laughter along the way.

Moū About you

  • NZ Registered Physiotherapist with a current annual practicing certificate
  • Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand professional association (desirable)
  • Collaborative and effective multi and interdisciplinary team work
  • Experience of managing a busy caseload and delegating appropriately to skilled assistant staff
  • 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
  • Current drivers licence
  • E pā ana ki a tatou About us

    Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) 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.

    The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

    To find out more about us click on the following links :

    HuttValley DHB

    MentalHealth, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

    Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.

    Adamson and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH189-22) in the subject line.

    We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).

    We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

    Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

    By joining together we will succeed

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