Community Physiotherapist

Wanted at Te Whatu Ora Tairawhiti : Part-time
  • Location:

    Gisborne , New Zealand
  • Deadline:

    March 31, 2024
  • Experience

    2 Years
  • Posted:

    February 24, 2024

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Job Description

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Our dedicated, enthusiastic and supportive team are looking for a skilled physiotherapist to help our service deliver optimum assessment and rehabilitation to the Tairāwhiti community.

You will be providing physio assessments and treatment to the people of Tairāwhiti. In our regional centre we manage a range of conditions therefore a generalist physiotherapy skill set is highly valued. However, depending on what skills you bring to the role you may find opportunities to develop into a number of special interest areas provided in the community setting. You will have a supportive and experienced team around you that share a vision of providing excellent physiotherapy care to the people of Tairāwhiti.

This position is a new role that has been established to meet the demands and complexities of caring for the people of Tairāwhiti closer to where they reside. In this model we value your autonomous skills at managing your time and caseload and your ability to work effectively as a team member.

The remuneration range for this role is $ 59,035 - $ 85,992 and is covered by the collective agreement: PSA Allied MECA Allied, Public Health & Technical

Position Description | Community Physiotherapist

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 and 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.


Job Responsibilities

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Requirements:

Moū - About you

In order to be successful in this role you:

  • Hold a current Annual Practising Certificate (APC) and Registration with the NZ Physiotherapy Board;
  • Are a motivated and enthusiatic team player;
  • Have great time management skills, with the ability to be flexible and adapt to change;
  • Have a commitment to culturally safe practices and equitable outcomes for all patients;
  • Want to be part of a diverse team working in a range of settings where no two days are same

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 you and encourage you in this. We can offer training and enable supervision from current staff with expertise in these areas.

If you would like more information regarding these opportunities, please contact Ana Naden, on (06) 869-0500 ext 8090 or ana.naden@tdh.org.nz 

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 and 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.