Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā Nau mai, haere mai, whakapiri mai! Kia koutou ngā rangatira mā Kia kaha, Kia māia ki te tono mō tenei nohonga ki te Pōari Hauora o Whanganui
We welcome you, come closer. Come closer to hear the words of encouragement and urge you all to apply for this position on offer at the Whanganui DHB Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is seeking applications for Rotational Physiotherapist
Whanganui Hospital Physiotherapy
Permanent, full time
Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.
Ngā Uarātanga Our Values
Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual / whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa About the role
We have the opportunity for a motivated physiotherapist to join a dynamic and progressive team of physiotherapists and therapy assistants.
You will complete rotations and gain experience in inpatient surgical and orthopaedics, medical ward, critical care unit, acute stroke unit, Assessment Treatment and Rehabilitation ward, outpatient department and community rehabilitation.
This allows you to gain experience across a wide range of conditions at different stages of rehabilitation, whilst being supported by an integrative multi-disciplinary team.
Whanganui Hospital gives you the unique opportunity of being involved in patient care for their whole patient journey. You will be able to build professional relationships with patients and whanau along with other medical professionals involved in their care.
Ko koe tēnei About you
New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist
Have an understanding of other professional roles
Physically fit and able to lift
Motivated to maintain high level of knowledge and skill
This position is ideal for new graduate physiotherapists looking to develop a good foundation in physiotherapy practice.
This position also provides an opportunity for a more experienced physiotherapist to broaden their skill set and explore other areas of practice.
COVID Vaccination requirements
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Whanganui District Health Board you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.
If you have already been vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
If you are not fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to undertake your first vaccination no later than 15 November 2021 and by fully vaccinated, as required by the order, by 1 January 2022.
Ngā hua o te Mahi i Te Pōari o Whanganui Working at the Whanganui DHB
We offer On-going support and training
We can Mentor you in a very supportive team
We provide regular in-services and opportunities for funded external courses to enhance your Continued Professional Development
Ko wai mātou Who are we
Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'.
We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.
As part of Whanganui District Health Board's commitment to Whānau Ora, our vision and mission recognises that to achieve healthy communities, all people -regardless of income or social status - need to live in healthy homes and environments where people feel safe, connected, resilient and able to determine their own needs and the needs of their whānau.