Overview

Assessment, Treatment & Rehabilitation Team

Fixed-term 0.85FTE position covering leave of absence from late July 2021 to early September 2022

Work alongside clients throughout their health journey
Opportunity to be co-located with a wide range of health professionals
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This fixed-term role, working 68 hours a fortnight, is based at Nelson Hospital working within the AT&R physiotherapy team providing inpatient rehabilitation and hydrotherapy. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing quality assessment, intervention, advice and discharge planning through a patient-centred approach. This role requires you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs.

Please view our YouTube clip – working in Physiotherapy at Nelson Marlborough Health https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE5AuiM_nbs

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 multi-disciplinary team. You will be a NZ Registered Physiotherapist with comprehensive clinical assessment and problem solving skills and the experience and ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively. You will have excellent communication skills to liaise with health professionals and health agencies.

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.

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) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

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

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Nelson 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. 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 role specific information please contact Deidre Crichton – Physiotherapy Team Leader on deidre.crichton@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.

https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz

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Applications close on Thursday, 20 May 2021.

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 strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.