Nelson / Tasman Community team

Work alongside clients throughout their health journey
Location: Richmond Health Hub
Permanent, part-time position (0.5 FTE)
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

The Allied Health team, based in the Richmond Health Hub, provides services to the Nelson and Tasman community. A key focus of our team is working towards equity in Te Tau Ihu. We are looking for a clinician who has a genuine passion for working with clients in the community and values being part of a multi-disciplinary team. This position will require you to be adaptable to change and flexible to meet service needs.

This position is 40 hours per fortnight (0.5 FTE), Monday to Friday. Hours will be within 6AM – 8PM and can be discussed with the manager. Weekend and on call work at the Nelson Hospital may be required.

Find out more about working as a Physiotherapist at Nelson Marlborough Health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE5AuiM_nbs

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

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.

For the health and safety of staff and patients all NMH staff are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, including boosters.

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 clients to promote, encourage and enable their health, well-being and independence.

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, 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)


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

You will have the opportunity to apply your physiotherapy skills to making a real difference to people’s lives. At Nelson Marlborough Health we encourage a workforce that’s 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.

The Nelson / Tasman region is one of New Zealand’s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/.

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

For role specific information please contact Jason Nicholls – Interim Team Leader Community Allied Health Services on Jason.nicholls@nmdhb.govt.nz

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form and attach a covering letter explaining why you’re interested in the role.



Applications close Sunday, 3 July 2022 (unless filled prior).

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Nelson Marlborough Health 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 Nelson Marlborough Health

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the region serving a population of approximately 150,000. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are the largest employer in the region. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community.