• Full-time permanent position

We have an exciting and sought-after position for a new or recent graduate physiotherapist.

We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as clinicians so we run a well-developed on-going support and professional development programme, which will nurture you to evolve into a capable and confident physiotherapist. The programme includes regular in-services, senior staff mentoring, peer-review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework and access to course and conference funding.

The rotational programme at Southland Hospital has six monthly rotations in areas including; acute inpatient services (medical, surgical and orthopaedics), rehabilitation inpatients (AT&R), musculoskeletal and general outpatients (including hydrotherapy and groups), and community.

We are looking for enthusiastic, team-players who are keen grow their knowledge and skills across the range of clinical areas offered within Southern DHB. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a proactive approach towards learning are essential.

Please provide as part of your application a cover letter and CV and please use your 4th year clinical coordinator as one of your referees.

Closing date: Sunday, 3 February 2019.

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, phone (03) 214 5770 or email: jan.strachan@southerndhb.govt.nz

To Apply:
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/

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About Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

We are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 located South of the Waitaki River. Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City. This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health boards.