Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB.

* 0.7 FTE/permanent
* 56 hours per fortnight
* Blenheim location

Nga mohiohio e pa ana ki tenei mahi (About this position):

* Are you a Physiotherapist with Paediatric experience and a passion for working with tamariki and their whanau?
* Do you love working in a multi-disciplinary and supportive team environment
* Come join us in beautiful Marlborough

The salary for this part-time, permanent position is within the range $62,671 to $83,030 per annum pro rata based on the PSA Allied Public Health and Technical MECA, (Steps one to eight) dependent on skills, experience, and registration in NZ.

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

We are preferably looking for an New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist who is passionate about working with children and being part of multi-disciplinary team. You will work with children who have neuro-developmental disorders, sensory issues, physical disability, co-ordination and functional difficulties and much, much more. You will work collaboratively with other services such as Ministry of Education, Needs Assessment Services, Ti Piki Oranga, Plunket, Explore, Child and Adolescent Mental Health to name a few. The role will require you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs.

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

A matou ropu (About our team)

Te Whatu Ora (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.

Etahi atu mohiohio (More information)


Nga huanga o tenei mahi (The benefits of this position)

The Child Development Service (CDS) team has a strong commitment to child protection and is dedicated to helping children achieve optimum function and wellbeing. We provide multi-disciplinary therapy for children with disabilities referred to the service, in partnership with their whanau; this role is based in the community at the Marlborough Community Health Hub in the centre of town.

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

For role specific information please contact Carol Merrilees on carol.merrilees@nmdhb.govt.nz Phone 027 246 0481.

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



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

Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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

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

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About Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south.