Physiotherapist - Community Services
Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin)
5d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

Dunedin Hospital

  • Join our supportive and welcoming team on a full-time, permanent basis (40 hours per week)
  • Enjoy subsidised gym, retail and health insurance discounts!
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities
  • About the opportunity

    In this role you will provide community physiotherapy to patients residing in the Dunedin city region. Working within an interdisciplinary team, you will help support the transition of patients from hospital to home.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a rewarding line of work, where you will assist patients in regaining their independence during recovery.

    Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life in Dunedin can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want.

    Our teams enjoy the short commute to work, and work-life balance is relaxed and affordable. Dunedin offers an array of outdoor and recreational pursuits such as skiing, hunting, tramping, and much more all within two to three hours' drive!

    About you

    It goes without saying that you will have an enthusiasm for physiotherapy and working with a social team.

    You will also need to demonstrate the following to be successful in this role :

  • Excellent communication skills and a natural ability for building trust with others
  • Be a registered Physiotherapist with the New Zealand Physiotherapy Board and hold an Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Ideally have at least one years' experience as a qualified physiotherapist, including respiratory and musculoskeletal experience
  • Knowledge and experience of community-based rehabilitation
  • Be reliable and have a drive for learning and sharing new skills
  • A full and clean class one driver's licence is essential.

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Closing date : Sunday, 26 June 2022.

    Due to the fast-paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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