Overview

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

We’re looking for a NZ registered physiotherapist to join our team working 80 hours a fortnight and participating in the oncall roster at weekends.

Our physiotherapy department has well-equipped treatment areas including a gym and hydrotherapy pool, and is situated within an Allied Health Hub. Clinical inpatient areas include surgical, orthopaedics, medical and rehabilitation wards with in-reach to paediatrics and the emergency department. There is a busy outpatient department with opportunity for a wide variety of musculoskeletal individual and group opportunities, as well as neurological conditions and community work. We aim to support therapists to work within their areas of interest with plenty of opportunity for an interesting and varied workload.

You will be working as part of an inter-disciplinary team providing quality assessment, intervention, advice and discharge planning through a patient-centred approach. The role requires you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs.

Please take a few moments to view our Working in Physiotherapy at Nelson Marlborough Health clip. 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.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

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

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.

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits – all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit https://marlboroughnz.com/

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

For role specific information please contact Nicola Westend – Team Leader on Nicola.Westend@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

W22-149.

Applications are open until filled.

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.