Community Physiotherapist / Kaikōmiri

Hutt Valley District Health Board

  • Permanent Part Time
  • Wellington

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Location: Hutt Hospital 

Service: Community Older Adults, Rehabilitation and Allied Health Service

Contract: Permanent - part time (20 hours per week)

About the role

Our Community Physiotherapists work across the Hutt Valley seeing people with a variety of conditions including those who would benefit from an In Home Strength and Balance programme. 

You will be seeing people requiring input only from yourself along with others who have a broader range of needs. You’ll have a number of Physiotherapist colleagues as well as the skills of an extensive team of Allied Health Professions, Assistants, Registered Nurses and Doctors to draw upon.

The team will be implementing new models including closer working with Primary Health and innovations designed to best utilise the abilities of our skilled workforce. This will include moving towards more inter-professional practice approaches so we are looking for therapists keen to cross skill and make the best use of what will be a growing assistant workforce.

Experienced clinicians form a core component of our Community team and are crucial to maintaining a supportive, enthusiastic and professional environment within the team.  There would be the expectation of involvement in quality improvement work, both at a team and wider service level. 

Skills and Experience

  • NZ Registered Physiotherapist with a current APC
  • Current drivers licence 
  • Experience in working with acquired health conditions 

You will also need to have excellent communication and time-management skills, enjoy working within a team, and be able to develop positive relationships with a variety of hospital based and primary care professionals.

In return we provide an exciting and dynamic multi-disciplinary team environment, a diverse and rewarding caseload, regular clinical supervision and continuing professional development opportunities.

How to apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website:

Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 1114200-21 and job title in the subject line.

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