Research Physiotherapist, Cerebral Palsy, Starship Child Healthat Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)
Auckland, NZ
4d ago
source : New Zealand Government

About this role

The Paediatric Orthopaedics Department, Starship Child Health is looking for a Research Physiotherapist to join their fabulous team!

  • Fixed Term, Part-Time (0.5 FTE)
  • Commencement Date June 2022 until 01 September 2024
  • Starship Children Health is New Zealand’s only standalone paediatric hospital and takes care of the sickest children in New Zealand and those with the most complex medical needs as well providing care for all children living within the local region.

    One of our strategic priorities is to promote the research profile of Starship through partnership with external organisations such as Universities and both national and international NGOs.

    The role of the Research Physiotherapist in cerebral palsy research is a newly developed role and is a collaboration between the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI), part of the University of Auckland, and Starship, externally funded through the Friedlander Foundation.

    A key element of this role is to enable translational clinical research working with staff at the University of Auckland (UoA).

    The successful applicant will work across Starship and Auckland Bioengineering Institute, UoA to support clinical and applied research projects and further the establishment of a pipeline for increased early phase research innovation.

    Ideal Candidate

    Our superman or woman will have :

  • Relevant tertiary qualification such as a Bachelor’s degree in a Health Science (Physiotherapy)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ work experience in paediatric healthcare with direct patient contact
  • Current NZ practicing certificate
  • Experience and competency with software including : Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Experience of working across multiple sectors
  • Experience of managing projects across multiple stakeholders
  • Understand how to analyse research data
  • Experience with Microsoft Access, clinical questionnaires, and assessments
  • For queries regarding the role, please contact Sue Stott, Clinical Director- Paediatric Orthopaedics at SStott

    To view the Position Description, click here

    For help with your online application, please contact Honey Pillai, Recruitment Consultant at HPillai quoting reference number ADHB12510

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    Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.

    This position is not a Core Children's Worker as defined by the Act

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