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Position Title: Growth Position - Physiotherapist Rehabilitation Services - Dunedin
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Part time (24hours/per week)
Date Posted: 19/12/2019
Application Closing Date: 19/01/2020 11PM
Job #: 059730
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Growth Position - Physiotherapist Rehabilitation Services

Southern District Health Board – Dunedin


  • Permanent part time position 0.6 Community Rehabilitation Team


Picture this….You’re a NZ registered physiotherapist working in a supportive and friendly team environment, committed to quality patient centred care and at the same time having fun.  On weekends you have an array of outdoor and recreational pursuits such as skiing, water-sports and tramping, just a short drive from your doorstep!! 

Sounds appealing??..... Then come and join us!


About the opportunity

Working in dynamic and evolving community interdisciplinary teams within the rehabilitation services covering under 65’s based at Wakari. You'll work alongside other senior physiotherapists, and wider team members in planning and providing rehabilitation to our patients.


You'll have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and expertise in rehabilitation with medical, orthopaedic and neurological conditions including traumatic brain injury and stroke. You will also have the opportunity to support, teach and upskill students and rotational staff.  


About you

Ideally you will bring to us a minimum of 1 years physiotherapy experience that includes working in a rehabilitation setting with patients with stroke, other neurological conditions. You would be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of optimising patient outcomes and facilitating effective discharge planning, using a patient centred and evidence based approach to goal setting and intervention.


In addition to the experience you bring us, you will have enthusiasm and a willingness to commit to our team and patients. You will be expected to be active in service quality initiatives, therefore be proactive, innovative and have a quality driven leadership approach.


For this permanent role covering the service, you will need to be a New Zealand registered physiotherapist with a current annual practising certificate.


Why Dunedin

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is 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 whanau.


Closing Date: Sunday, 19th January 2020

Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:


Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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