High Performance Sport NZ is committed to supporting more New Zealanders winning on the World stage. In preparation towards the next Olympics and Paralympic games in Tokyo 2020, the High Performance system is developing across its 6 regional centres and this expansion has provided an exciting opportunity for an experienced massage therapist to join our Performance Health Team based in Waikato region.
The successful candidate will deliver comprehensive and effective massage support, responding to the individual needs of athletes' in terms of minimising injury risk, optimising rehabilitation, and performance.
In addition, the successful candidate will work closely as part of the wider performance health team to provide an integrated and sport specific approach to individual performance needs.
You will be a registered massage therapist (RMT) with Massage New Zealand (MNZ) minimum level 6 with a proven track record of working effectively with elite athletes, coaches, high performance, medical and physiotherapy staff.
You will be motivated to progress Massage across the sporting system and have excellent communication skills for working in a collaborative team environment.
The position will be based at Karapiro and at the Avantidrome, Cambridge.
The roles may include a commitment to touring with athletes to support international and domestic camps / competitions as agreed.