Aotearoa, New Zealand is currently undertaking new and exciting changes to our healthcare system. You’ll be apart of bringing together our communities and our healthcare providers across all areas.
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.
About the role:
Our Physiotherapists use techniques which help restore movement and function working to help people regain their ability to have a quality life and maintaining movement following an injury, manage pain, 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.
Roles and responsibilities
- Understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi (The Treaty of Waitangi) and implementing the principles
- Engaging with local communities for better health outcomes
- Ability to work as an autonomous practitioner
- Competent Physiotherapist within area of special interest
- Provide safe and clinically effective assessment and intervention
- Ability to provide holistic treatment from initial assessment to discharge
- Ability to work as part of a healthcare team
- Understand the patient journey
- Awareness of prevention
- Understanding of both hospital and community work
- Understanding of ACC
- Opportunity for mentorship and sharing of skills.
Required qualifications and experience
To work in Aotearoa, New Zealand you will need to satisfy and gain registration with the
New Zealand Physiotherapy Board and be a member of Physiotherapy New Zealand
- Annual Practicing Certificate
- Ongoing competency and dedicated to long life learning
- Full Drivers Licence (rural communities).
Benefits and Salary
Newly qualified and core Physiotherapists can earn between $58,000 - $86,000 per year.
Senior or advanced Physiotherapists can earn $87,000 - $119,000 per year.
- 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