Physiotherapist (casual) Nelson Hospital

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

  • Casual
  • Nelson-Tasman
  • Casual position covering staff leave which could include weekend and on call roster
  • Opportunity to be co-located with a wide range of Allied Health professionals 
  • Work alongside clients throughout their health journey 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

We have a casual position available for a physiotherapist who has a genuine passion for working with clients across all areas including: inpatients, outpatients and community and being part of a multi-disciplinary team. This role will require you to be adaptable to change, resourceful and flexible to service needs, and if possible available to provide weekend and on call cover. 

Please view our YouTube clip about working in Physiotherapy at Nelson Marlborough Health 

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

We are a proactive team providing the highest standard of care for our clients, while maintaining an excellent work-life balance. Our team prides itself on being friendly and supportive - working with the people of our community to promote, encourage and enable their health, well-being and independence.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be a NZ Registered Physiotherapist with advanced comprehensive clinical assessment and problem solving skills with the experience and ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively. You will have excellent communication skills to liaise with health professionals both within the in-patient services and in the community. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes. 

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Deidre Crichton - Physiotherapy Team Leader on

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. 

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form

Ref: N20-403 

Applications close: Open until filled

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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