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Position Title: Physiotherapist New Graduate Positions
Location: Otago/Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent, 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 14/12/2017
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: 054544
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Physiotherapist New Graduate Positions

Southern District Health Board

Dunedin and Invercargill


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!


We have vacancies in our physiotherapy rotational staff training programme starting in January 2018.

We are looking for people who have enthusiasm for physiotherapy, enjoy working as part of a team, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are driven and proactive in developing and learning new skills.


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 programme includes regular in-services, senior staff mentoring, peer review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework and access to course and conference funding.

Southland Hospital’s rotational programme has four 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.


The rotational programme at Dunedin Hospital has four and eight monthly rotations across all areas of acute inpatient services (cardio-respiratory including ICU, medical, surgical, orthopaedics and paediatrics), Older Persons Health, ISIS under age 65 inpatient rehabilitation, child development rehabilitation team, musculoskeletal outpatients and community.


Please provide as part of your application:

  1. A CV and a cover letter.  Please include in your cover letter “why SDHB is the right place for you”.
  2. Please use your 4th year clinical coordinator as one of your referees and confirm your permission to contact the referees.

This advertisement will close when our vacancies have been filled.


Closing Date: Open


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


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