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Position Title: Rotational Physiotherapist – New or Recent Graduate
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 10/02/2020
Application Closing Date: 23/02/2020 11PM
Job #: 060707
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Rotational Physiotherapist – New or Recent Graduate

Following recent internal role appointments, we have an exciting and sought-after opportunity for a new or recently graduated physiotherapist to join our rotational staff training programme.

We are seeking an enthusiastic team-player who is keen grow their knowledge and skills across the range of clinical areas offered within Southern DHB. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a proactive approach towards learning are essential.

The rotational programme at Dunedin Hospital comprises six-monthly rotations across all areas of acute inpatient services (including medical and acute stroke, respiratory, surgical, critical care, orthopaedics and paediatrics), inpatient rehabilitation, musculoskeletal outpatients, and community.

We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as clinicians. We run a well-developed on-going support and professional development programme, which will nurture you to evolve into a capable and confident physiotherapist. The programme includes regular in-services, senior staff mentoring, an interprofessional learning programme and support network, peer-review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework, and access to course and conference funding.

Please provide as part of your application:
1.    A CV and a cover letter including “why Southern DHB is the right place for you”
2.    Please include your fourth-year Clinical Coordinator as one of your referees and confirm your permission for us to contact each of your referees.

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 23rd February 2020

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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