Experienced Physiotherapist (Fixed Term) Community Stroke Rehabilitationat Counties Manukau District Health Board (South Auckland)
Counties Manukau District Health Board (South Auckland)
Auckland, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Full Time

Remuneration as per MECA guidelines

The Community Stroke Rehabilitation (CSR) Team are seeking an experienced physiotherapist to join their team.

CSR provides stroke specialist rehabilitation in the patient’s own homes with a focus on community reintegration and promotion of self-management.

You will be a key member of an interdisciplinary team using your expertise in assessment and clinical interventions to deliver rehabilitation including an early supported discharge model of care.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a dynamic team, leading the delivery of stroke rehabilitation in the community and the opportunity to develop your leadership skills by coordinating the early supportive discharge patients.

You will be professionally supported by a section head and other experienced physiotherapists as well as the wider team of Occupational Therapists, Rehab Assistants, Speech and Language Therapists, Social workers, Nurses, Psychologists, Dieticians and Doctors.

CMDHB is committed to enabling our patients to be self-managers and you will be supported to work collaboratively with patients, carers and other health care professionals.

There is scope for service development and implementing projects to improve the care of your patients. Ideally you will be able to work autonomously, as well as part of an inter-disciplinary team and ongoing support will be provided as required.

CMDHB fully supports ongoing education and development of all employees including regular supervision and in-services.

So if you are looking for a challenging, fun, and friendly place to work offering you a supportive working environment we would like to hear from you.

Essential

A minimum of two years experience in a rehabilitation setting

NZ Registered Physiotherapist with current practising certificate

Strong communication skills

Commitment to client centred rehabilitation

Full current NZ driver's license

Desirable

Postgrad qualification

Experience supervising others

Employment Package

Refund of your annual practising certificate cost as per policy guidelines

Contribution towards your NZSP subscription

Study allowance

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