Paediatric Physiotherapist, Child Development Service, Waitakere Hospital
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
11d ago

Are you a Paediatric Physiotherapist looking for an opportunity to work in the community as part of a dynamic community team?

Then look no further. Paediatric Physiotherapist (Fixed Term Parental Leave, Part time)

Community Child Health Service West

Waitemata DHB

We are looking for Physiotherapists with paediatric community and / or paediatric respiratory experience to work in Child Health across Waitemata DHB.

You will be part of the multi-disciplinary Community Child Health Service based at Waitakere Hospital. We work with preschool children in their homes, early childhood facilities or local community facilities and hold clinics and therapy sessions based on site.

We also provide acute respiratory physiotherapy to children in the Rangatira Unit, our children’s ward at Waitakere hospital on a rostered / on call basis.

Experience in child development and neurology and / or paediatric acute respiratory is essential. Assessment, goal setting, treatment plans and interventions are provided in partnership with families and community agencies involved in the care of the child based on the child’s strengths and goals.

We can offer the successful candidate the opportunity for regular supervision and a supportive working environment with the opportunity for ongoing learning and skill development.

Our Team is committed to innovative best practice and we are looking forward to having like-minded clinicians joining our experienced, supportive and dynamic multi-

disciplinary team. A current driver's licence and current NZ Annual Practising Certificate is essential.

If you would like to discuss this position in more depth, please contact :

Richelle Timmins, Team Leader : 0212425815 or Richelle.Timmins waitematadhb.govt.nz

To view the Position Description, please click here. Apply online today!

Closing date : 30 May 2018 (extended)

Qualifications

This position is a Core Children's worker under the VCA & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts

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