Physiotherapist - North East Community Service Team

  • Permanent 0.6 FTE position available
  • Registration with the NZ Physiotherapy Board with current practicing certificate is essential.

Mō te tūnga - About the Role

Our North/East Community Services Team is a large interdisciplinary team working with people in the community with a goal of maintaining patient independence. We offer assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of older persons.

This is a part-time role based at The Princess Margaret Hospital working 24 hours per week (0.6FTE), days of work will be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Ko wai koe | About You

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking expert assessments and developing and implementing appropriate interventions in conjunction with the client and their whanau/carer as appropriate;
  • Providing education and advice around appropriate future care, or referring to other services;
  • Helping to facilitate service improvements;
  • Building on specialist knowledge in relation to the client group.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively across the multi-disciplinary team;
  • Enthusiastic and confident in sharing your knowledge across your discipline;
  • A working knowledge of quality improvement processes;
  • ENABLE Accredited Assessor status as required for client group is preferred but training for this can be provided;
  • Registration with the NZ Physiotherapy Board with current practicing certificate is essential.

Mō mātou | About Us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, leads the day-to-day running of our health system across New Zealand, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. It weaves the functions of the 20 former District Health Boards into its regional divisions and district offices, ensuring continuity of services in the health system.

Here in Waitaha, Canterbury we deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Whatu Ora [Health New Zealand]

When you work at the Te Whatu Ora, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site here

For additional information about this role please contact Jenny Bailey, Recruitment Partner on

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at Health New Zealand, there could be a place for you!

Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within Health New Zealand.

The Future of the Health Industry

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19.  It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC2542272

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Tuesday, 6 June 2023