Wanted at Dunedin Hospital : Full-time
  • Location:

    Invercargill , New Zealand
  • Deadline:

    March 14, 2024
  • Experience

    No experience required
  • Posted:

    February 25, 2024

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Job Description

Southland Hospital

Salary band - $70,000 - $100,000 p.a pro rata, Kiwisaver and on-site parking

  • Permanent, full-time (1.0 FTE), 40 hours per week
  • Discounted health insurance and subsidised gym membership
  • Access to regular supervision, professional development, and peer support

Southland Hospital is seeking a Physiotherapist to join our skilled and inclusive team. Work both in the hospital and in the community where you will get to build lasting relationships and positively impact peoples lives.

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Painga - Benefits

  • Access to a comprehensive on-call competency-training framework, and access to course and conference funding
  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts

Mō mātou - About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Utu whānui - Salary range

This role belongs to the PSA Allied, Public Health Scientific and Technical Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($70,842 p.a) and Step 7 ($100,466 p.a pro-rata)

Job Responsibilities

Mō te tūranga - About the role

  • Provide education and advice to patients within the Southland Hospital
  • Upskill with training opportunities across the district with senior mentors
  • Focus on physiotherapy assessment and intervention in rehabilitation with orthopaedic conditions
  • Collaborate alongside other Allied Health team members to plan and provide patient-centred rehabilitation to our community in their own homes
  • Partner with our acute colleagues and have opportunities to work across the continuum of care by in-reaching into the hospital
  • Participate in regular in-services, senior staff mentoring, an interprofessional learning programme and support network and peer-review


Mōu ake - About you

  • Registration with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand and hold a current APC
  • Enthusiastic team-player who is keen grow their knowledge and skills
  • Understanding of optimising patient outcomes and facilitating effective discharge in a community setting

Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Thursday, 14 March 2024.

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Tono ināianei - Apply now

For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor,

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • Covid-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: