Salary Unspecified
Town/City Auckland 1010
Payment type Per annum
Region Overseas
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference AFK000016
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora

Other benefits

Vacancy details

Making a difference - it's what you do. But what about what you need?

Like more space, and more to do on your days off - or less. You've got nature at your fingertips, a team you can count on and a warm welcome. We've got it all covered at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand.

Discover a Physiotherapy career in Aotearoa, New Zealand:

We’re looking to fill multiple roles nationwide and are offering you the unique opportunity to make a difference, somewhere different in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Work with people and communities to enhance their ability to engage in valued occupations.

We have a multicultural population of all ages, and we are in the market to recruit Physiotherapists from all areas of health, sports, and recreation offering you opportunities in a range of environments from fast-paced metropolitan centres to community-focused healthcare in urban, rural and remote settings.

You’ll receive the standard entitlements given to workers in New Zealand, including 10 days of sick leave per year, four weeks of annual leave – as well additional benefits such as:

  • Opportunities to network with other Physiotherapists within your specialty arena
  • Opportunities to work across different settings within rural communities and hospital-based positions
  • Opportunities to be involved in some exciting new service developments such as Physiotherapists as first specialist accessors for Pelvic Health, Respiratory, Vestibular and Orthopaedic specialty services
  • Opportunities to lead and participate to service development in Emergency care services and Community/Primary care services
  • You will be supported in your ongoing development. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is available to progress your career and opportunities for further education and to be involved in research.

To work in Aotearoa, New Zealand you will need to satisfy and gain registration with the New Zealand Physiotherapy Board, be a member of Physiotherapy New Zealand and hold an Annual Practicing Certificate.

Who we are at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand:

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand is the Government organisation that provides publicly-funded universal health care to 5 million Kiwis. We manage all health services provided in New Zealand, including hospital and specialist services, and primary and community care.

We recruit across 19 unique districts within the country, developing and implementing plans based on local needs to improve the health and well-being of our communities.

We are dedicated to building a team that thrives on diversity and inclusion, welcoming individuals from all walks of life and backgrounds. Our commitment is to both representing and ensuring that every voice is heard, and valued, and contributes to our dynamic and inclusive culture.

About the Opportunity:

We’re looking to fill multiple roles across New Zealand. We have roles available to suit everyone, including flexible working, full-time, part-time and casual opportunities. Whether you want to spend more time at the beach or dedicate some time to further studies, we have a position that will work best for you.

Our Physiotherapists use techniques that help restore movement and function working to help people regain their ability to have a quality life and maintain movement following an injury, manage pain, and ongoing disease management. Whether this is to prevent hospital admissions or to prevent ongoing deterioration our teams provide support to people of all ages affected by injury, illness or disability.

Helping you make the move:

Physiotherapists are on Tier 1 of New Zealand's Green List which means you are eligible for the Straight to Residence Visa and can apply for New Zealand residency before you arrive, provided you have a job offer from us.

Our Candidate Support Team provides free one-to-one personalised support throughout your journey to your new home in Aotearoa, New Zealand. This includes matching you with a district that best suits your lifestyle and career aspirations, as well as help with visas and immigration, relocation, and settlement support.

Join us in paradise – apply now!

If you’re ready to be part of an innovative, progressive and passionate team whilst exploring all that our country has to offer - we have the role for you - providing you with the best of both worlds.

It's never been easier to start a new adventure - and we have a team to help you every step of the way.

Come on over to Aotearoa, New Zealand, and make a difference, somewhere different.


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