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Waitemata District Health Board

Recruitment Centre

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Physiotherapist (Full-time), Assessment Treatment & Rehabilitation- Allied Health, North Shore Hospital

Physiotherapist 1.0FTE (40 hours / week)

Assessment Treatment & Rehabilitation

Allied Health - Inpatients Team

Medicine and Health of Older People

North Shore Hospital


Are you looking to work as part of an effective interdisciplinary team providing rehabilitation to older adults? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives and be involved in supporting them to return to independence?


We are looking for an experienced New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist to work in our Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation Wards. You will be working as part of an inter-disciplinary team providing best practice rehabilitation through a patient centred approach to older adults. The work is primarily with patients with orthopaedic and general medical conditions who often also have complex social and discharge planning needs.


If you are looking to be valued by a dynamic and supportive team, then come and work with us in our inpatient rehabilitation unit.


We have a lot to offer you:

  • A hardworking, supportive yet fun environment
  • Regular in-services, support from skilled senior and coaching staff, opportunity to access funding for professional development
  • Access to a variety of rehabilitation tools such as Nintendo Wii and gait analysis equipment and a variety of rehabilitation groups
  • Opportunity to support students and junior staff
  • The chance to further develop knowledge and skill in this exciting specialty
  • A service that is part of the Australasian Rehabilitation Outcomes Centre (AROC) a national benchmarking system to improve clinical rehabilitation outcomes

You must be a New Zealand registered Physiotherapist and will ideally have experience working in the rehabilitation setting and will have experience working with the older adult population.

If this sounds like you then please apply online now!


If you are from overseas and you are offered a position with WDHB, we have a dedicated Licensed NZ Immigration Consultant, who can provide immigration, offer relocation advice and financial assistance to make your transition to New Zealand as smooth and timely as possible.


We understand that at times suitable applicants may not be able to commit to permanent employment, so we welcome applications from candidates with time restrictions such as visa requirements.


For specific queries regarding the nature of the role please contact Julia Gundy, Associate Allied Health Team Leader by email: Julia.Gundy @waitematadhb.govt.nz or 09 486 8920 ext 3430, or Sharon Russell, Acting Professional and Clinical Leader for Physiotherapy on Sharon.Russell@waitematadhb.govt.nz or 09 486 8920 ext 2099.


For general enquiries or support with your application please ring Nathan Ellitts, Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7249.


Closing date: 7th July 2017

Job number: NOR00813

Hours: Full-time
Shift type: Monday - Friday
Closing date: 07/Jul/17

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