Physiotherapist, Inpatients 1.0 FTE

Salary Unspecified
Town/City Gisborne 4010
Payment type Unspecified
Region Overseas
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti

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Vacancy details

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

  • Work in sunny Gisborne New Zealand (proud to be the first city in the world to see the sunrise). Bring your surfboard for amazing beaches, walks, art, food and culture.
  • Bring your Physio skills to be part of a supportive, fun and high-energy team!
  • Relocation assistance is available

We have a fantastic opportunity available for a Physiotherapist to work within a fun, friendly and supportive team managing a challenging and varied clinical workload.

This permanent position is based in our busy Inpatient wards at Gisborne Hospital, where the successful applicant will be providing Physiotherapy services for a variety of respiratory, neurological and orthopaedic conditions.   You will also be supporting the weekend and on-call service. 

In our regional centre we manage a wide range of conditions, therefore a generalist physiotherapy skill set is highly valued. However you will find opportunities to develop and grow into a number of special interest areas provided in the inpatient setting.If you have an interest in any of the following areas; pelvic health, oncology and lymphoedema, paediatrics and cardio-respiratory we would like to support and encourage you in this and can offer training and enable supervision from current staff with expertise in these areas.

If you would like more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Ana Naden, on +64 6 869-0500 ext 8090 or Our relocation assistance includes travel reimbursement, 4 weeks initial accommodation and vehicle rental plus shipping costs.

Position Description | Physiotherapist, Inpatients

Moū - About you

If you’re looking for a supportive, fun and high-energy team then you've found it! We are like family and have an awesome team of physios who love what they do. We aim to make our work as enjoyable and effective for ourselves and our patients, as possible.

Ongoing clinical and professional development is strongly encouraged and supported by management with individual support, an established in service training programme and external courses.

All applicants are required to be New Zealand registered with the Physiotherapy Board and hold a current annual practicing certificate. 

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. Our lifestyle is about time.  

Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti works to increase collaboration, strengthen leadership and accountability, and improve equity of access and outcomes across the health service. We’re shifting the emphasis towards primary and community care allowing more people to be cared for close to home, and take a greater role in their own health and wellbeing.

Our values form the acronym WAKA. They reflect our voyaging heritage, guiding us on our journey to create a healthier Tairāwhiti by working together.

Whakarangatira/enrich - Enriching the health of our community by doing our very best.

Awhi/support - Supporting our tūroro/patients their whānau/families, our community partners and each other.

Kotahitanga/togetherness - Together we can achieve more.

Aroha/compassion - Empathy, we care for people and people want to be cared for by us.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

To complete an application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening. 

Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Immigration/Visa Support
Immigration NZ has introduced an Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. Successful candidates offered a position with us who require a work visa, will provide support with their Visa application. This booklet provides information on settling in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa.

Closing Date: 07/02/24, 11:59:00 PM

How to apply

To complete an application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening. 

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