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Position Title: Outpatient Physiotherapists
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Full-time and part-time positions
Date Posted: 24/07/2019
Application Closing Date: 25/08/2019 11PM
Job #: 058947
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Outpatient Physiotherapists

  • Dunedin
  • Full-time and part-time positions available, fixed term

The Outpatient Physiotherapy role involves working with a wide range of patients referred from the Orthopaedic, and Rheumatology Services, Outpatient Departments, as well as GP and community referrals, and first presentation ACC injuries. You will be based in our Physiotherapy Outpatient Department with our experienced team of Physiotherapists. 

We have a number of part-time and full time fixed term vacancies currently available. We seek clinicians with a minimum of two years’ experience, that includes working within the area of any of the settings of orthopaedics, rehabilitation or musculoskeletal outpatients, and is looking to further their career in this field. 

We are looking for therapists who enjoy working as part of an established team, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and are driven and proactive in their ongoing development of advanced skills. We seek therapists who can work autonomously, manage and prioritise their caseload within the outpatient setting, while supporting the growth of students, junior staff and the Allied Health Assistant workforce.

We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as clinicians so we run an ongoing support and professional development programme including regular team in-services, senior staff mentoring and peer review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework, and access to course and conference funding.  

If you are keen to grow your clinical and professional skills in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, are a team player who is driven and proactive in developing and learning, we would love to hear from you!

Please provide as part of your application a CV and cover letter.

Dunedin is a University town and has something to offer most people. It has a long and rich history which is reflected in its many Museums, including the Settlers Museum and Art Galleries. Dunedin also offers affordable housing. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region, and we, can offer you and your family.

Closing Date: Sunday, 25 August 2019

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: 

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