Overview

  • Permanent, part-time role (0.8 FTE), working 64 hours per fortnight
  • Nelson Location
  • Opportunity to be co-located with a wide range of Allied Health professionals
  • Work alongside clients throughout their health journey

Join Health New Zealand l Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we’ve got an opportunity for you to be part of it.

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This role is primarily based at Nelson Hospital and can include a rotation to the clinic at the Motueka Community Health Service, working within the outpatient physiotherapy team providing care for clients with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing quality assessment and goal orientated interventions, through a patient-centred approach. This role requires you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs.

The hours are Monday to Friday working between 6.00AM to 8.00PM, with the likelihood of hours being 8.00AM to 4.30PM. There will be weekend on-call hours based on a rotating working roster.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

We are looking for a clinician who has a genuine passion for working with clients and being part of a dynamic and supportive Physiotherapy team. You will be a NZ Registered Physiotherapist with comprehensive clinical assessment and problem solving skills with the experience and ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively. You will have excellent communication skills to liaise with health professionals and health agencies.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ visa at the time of applying.

 Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

We are a proactive team providing the highest standard of care for our clients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance. Our teams pride themselves on being friendly and supportive – working with the people of our community to promote, encourage and enable their health, well-being and independence.

Health NZ (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3000 employees, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

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Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

We offer a very supportive working environment within a great team of people committed to improving the health of people across the Top of the South.

At Health NZ (Nelson Marlborough) we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and is passionate about caring for our community. We do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver.

Nelson is one of New Zealand’s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits with beaches, rivers and national parks on your doorstep, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. World renowned wineries and craft breweries are nearby and the area is rich in art and culture with many cafes and excellent schools and facilities for families. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 539 5748.

For role specific information please contact Deidre Crichton – Physiotherapy Team Leader on deidre.crichton@nmdhb.govt.nz

Apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position.

https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz 

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Applications close: Open until filled (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Health NZ Nelson Marlborough strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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About Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Nelson/Marlborough

Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora are committed to delivering a health system that is simpler and more coordinated, allowing for better and more consistent care to support all New Zealanders to live longer and have the best possible quality of life.