Practice Supervisor - Physiotherapy - Community Rehabilitation

Salary Unspecified
Town/City Auckland 1023
Payment type Unspecified
Region Overseas
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference AAP010670
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand
Workplace Greenlane Clinical Centre

Other benefits

Vacancy details

  • Lead a team of Physiotherapists within the Allied Health Community Rehabilitation Team
  • Receive meaningful support and orientation to your practice contexts

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

We have an exciting leadership opportunity for a Physiotherapy Practice Supervisor to lead our team of enthusiastic and passionate Physiotherapists within the Allied Health Community Rehabilitation Team. This permanentfull-time (40 hours per week) position based between Greenlane Clinical Centre and Pt Chevalier clinical hub, combines professional and people leadership, service development and quality improvements, with clinical practice. 

  • Provide operational and clinical leadership to the Physiotherapy team
  • Demonstrate effective clinical reasoning and model senior level evidence-informed practice
  • Provide adult teaching and apply knowledge of appropriate educating skills
  • Undertake a clinical caseload providing comprehensive and evidence-based care
  • You will have the collegial support of the other Allied Health Practice Supervisors in Adult Community Services, and support from your Team Leader and Allied Health Clinical and Quality Lead

Our Community Rehabilitation Team is an adult rehabilitation service that provides rehabilitation for clients of all ages following an acute event that has significantly changed their level of function and ability to participate in their normal pre-existing roles. The multi-disciplinary team includes occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech language therapists and a clinical psychologist.

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Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

As the ideal person for this role you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • New Zealand registration as a Physiotherapist with a current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • 7+ years of clinical experience, additionally mentoring and coaching experience desirable
  • Appropriate supervision training or progress towards completion
  • Clean, full New Zealand drivers’ licence
  • Excellent clinical reasoning skills and use of evidence informed practice
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of professional groups in a multidisciplinary bicultural environment
  • Effective time management, prioritisation and organisation skills
  • A flexible, pro-active approach with excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

For more information about this role please contact Winnie Yuen (Allied Health Service Lead) on

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

Te Toka Tumai Auckland is one of the leading healthcare providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population. We have state of the art facilities and provide our services from three hospitals – Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Health, Pt Chev Clinical Centre and Greenlane Clinical Centre.

Our team provide rehabilitation for clients with a wide range of conditions including new stroke, new diagnosis of neurological condition, new amputation, orthopaedic conditions including fracture, post-neurosurgery, significant deconditioning following a prolonged hospital stay, and others requiring an intensive multidisciplinary approach. The team delivers rehabilitation in a flexible, client centred way in the home, community setting and/or our clinics.

  • Working within a dynamic, supportive and multidisciplinary team
  • Meaningful support and orientation to your practice contexts with robust opportunities for critical reflection on practice, including peer review and professional supervision
  • On the job training with development opportunities including a well-established in-service training programme
  • A great team environment and supportive work culture

For more information on what we offer, please click here

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Advertising closes: Tuesday 8 November 2022 at Time 11:59 pm (New Zealand standard time).

To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.

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If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Elismha Lubbe - Recruitment Consultant at quoting ref #ADHB14645 to discuss how we can best support your application.

Immigration/Visa Support

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. And of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here is a link for more information Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa.

The remuneration for this position is covered by a collective agreement (PSA Allied, Public Health Scientific Technical MECA)

Salary Range: Step 10 $89701 to Step 14 $107449 (Depending on experience)

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