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Position Title: Rotational Physiotherapist -New or Recent New Graduates
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 12/01/2021
Application Closing Date: 31/01/2021 11PM
Job #: 064834
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Rotational Physiotherapist – New or Recent Graduates

Southland Hospital


  • Full time permanent position
  • Work, learn and have fun
  • Friendly and supportive team

We have an exciting and sought-after position for a new or recent graduate physiotherapist at Southland Hospital.

Southland Hospital (Invercargill)
The rotational programme at Southland Hospital comprises six-monthly rotations in areas including; acute inpatient services (medical, surgical and orthopaedics), rehabilitation inpatients (AT&R), musculoskeletal and general outpatients (including hydrotherapy and groups), and community.

Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


About the Role – what’s in it for me?


We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as clinicians so 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 new graduate 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.

We are looking for enthusiastic, team-players who are 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.

Please provide as part of your application a cover letter and CV and please use your 4th year clinical coordinator as one of your referees.

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 January 2021

For further information please contact Theonette Ramsden, 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.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

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