New-Graduate Physiotherapist Role – Rotational - Greymouth

  • New-graduate Physiotherapist Role – rotational
  • Full time Permanent Role based in Greymouth (40hrs/week)
  • Join our supportive and friendly team
  • Registration with the NZ Physiotherapy Board and current APC is essential

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

Mō te tūnga | About the role

The Allied Health team at Te Nīkau Hospital is looking for a New-Graduate NZ registered Physiotherapist to join our team of enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated multidisciplinary professionals.

Our team provides a range of inpatient, outpatient and community based health services for the community. The rotational role has opportunities for learning within inpatients medicine/surgical/AT&R, outpatients MSK & community care. There may also be opportunities to travel to other locations throughout the West Coast.

Within the wider AH team, we have a small team of Physiotherapists who work together to provide a generalist service. This role will give you the opportunity to further your experience working across a wide range of specialties and advance your practical skills. These clinical opportunities will develop your assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and discharge planning skills to a very high level. You will be supported by the Clinical Lead Physiotherapy and be given clinical supervision, mentoring and professional support. We also offer an Allied Health new-graduate programme.

This is a permanent full-time opportunity working 40hrs per week.

The required days of the role are Monday to Friday 0800-1630 with occasional weekend work, mostly Saturdays.

What you’ll do with your time

  • Assessment and treatment of Surgical, Medical and AT&R inpatients with appropriate goal setting and outcome measures
  • Support transition from inpatients into community
  • Work as an integral part of the inpatient inter-disciplinary team
  • Support the outpatient and community team as necessary
  • Liaising with all appropriate health professionals and other agencies to ensure we achieve the best outcomes for our patients
  • Providing education for the families/whānau and carers of our patients as necessary

Ko wai koe | About You

  • The ability to work effectively under pressure
  • The ability to be an effective team member, recognising the importance of team work
  • The ability to work independently, yet seek support when needed
  • Strong communication skills and cultural awareness
  • You must be flexible with excellent time management

Mō mātou About us

Te Tai o Poutini West Coast we are proud of how we do things. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.

We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people – become part of our team.

Ngā hua Benefits

Being part of the Te Tai o Poutini West Coast, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

Tono ināianei Apply Now

Apply online via our careers website, or for any further information please contact Alex Jay, Recruitment Partner on

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC2881918

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Monday, 26th February 2024