Allied Health, Southland Hospital

Salary band – $59,035 to $85,992 p.a pro rata, Kiwisaver and on-site parking

  • Permanent, full-time (1.0 FTE), 40 hours per week
  • Competitive salary, discounted health insurance and subsidised gym membership
  • Access to regular supervision, professional development, and peer support

This position involves working in an inpatient setting with a range of age groups with a focus on physiotherapy assessment and intervention in the Acute Stroke Unit, Oncology and Internal Medicine at Southland Hospital. This role requires exposure to stroke clinical practise, and the ability to work effectively and autonomously in a fast-paced ward environment. An understanding of optimising patient outcomes and facilitating effective discharge in the acute setting is essential.

Mō te tūranga – About the role:

  • Join a well-developed ongoing support and professional development programme, which will nurture you to evolve into a capable and confident physiotherapist
  • Take part in regular in-services, senior staff mentoring, an interprofessional learning programme and support network and peer-review
  • Access to a comprehensive on-call competency-training framework, and access to course and conference funding
  • Develop as a clinician with training opportunities across the district with senior mentors in either Dunedin or Invercargill

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Mōu ake – About you:

  • Enthusiastic team player who is keen grow their knowledge and skills across the nine clinical areas offered within Southern
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a proactive approach towards learning
    Registration with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand and hold a current APC

Painga – Benefits:

  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts

Mō mātou – About us

Te Whatu Ora – Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Utu whānui – Salary range

This role belongs to the PSA/DHBs Allied, Public Health and Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between step one ($59,035 p.a) and step eight ($85,992 p.a pro rata) of the Degree-Based Allied, Public Health and Technical scale.

Rā mōnehu – Closing date: Friday, 15 December 2023.

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Tono ināianei – Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor, all conversations will be confidential in nature: James.Boyd@southerndhb.govt.nz

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand – Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
    Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • Covid-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

Position Requirements:

About Te Whatu Ora Southern

Te Whatu Ora and Te Aka Whai Ora are committed to delivering a health system that is simpler and more coordinated, allowing for better and more consistent care to support all New Zealanders to live longer and have the best possible quality of life.