The Child Development Service is seeking applications from suitably experienced or passionate physiotherapists wanting to consider a position within the Child Development Service.
The position is part of the multi-disciplinary allied health focused Child Development Service. The paediatric physiotherapist provides related physiotherapy assessment and intervention strategies for children who present with moderate physical delay to complex disability and education for the families on disability and therapy.
This could be a fantastic opportunity for a therapist to experience new challenges working within the paediatric disability sector.
The position is temporary covering parental leave, 20 hours a week.
If you are enthusiastic about new challenges we welcome your application.
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks.
These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.
More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000.
In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures.
Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
Palmerston North 4442