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Position Title: Allied Health Professional Development Facilitator
Location: Otago/Southland
Date Posted: 26/02/2018
Application Closing Date: 18/03/2018 11PM
Job #: 055883
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Allied Health Professional Development Facilitator

Dunedin or Southland

  • Permanent part-time 0.6 FTE (24 hours per week)


This role provides essential support to Southern DHB, ensuring Allied Health Scientific and Technical workforces are able to work within evolving models of care, ensuring the best health outcomes for our populations in the Southern district. You will work with key partners (Professional leaders, Directors of Allied Health Scientific and Technical) to facilitate professional development and career pathways.  This will include ensuring that all professions (regulated and non-regulated) are working to the top of their scope, working inter-professionally and sharing skills/delegating where appropriate.  In conjunction with the AHS&T Professional Leaders and Allied Health Directors you will gain an insight into the common professional development needs of all the groups by taking a general overview of each of the 40+ professions that make up the AHS&T workforce.


Working collaboratively with all the Directors of Allied Health, Scientific & Technical and AHS&T Professional Leaders, you will foster excellence in practice, ensuring the integration of research- and evidence-based best practice across the AHS&T professions throughout the Southern DHB in a way that is consistent with the organisation’s vision and values for the ultimate benefit of all our patients and communities.


You must be an AHST Professional with five to seven years clinical experience, three of which must be current.  It is also expected that you have a broad understanding of Allied Health Scientific and Technical Professions, ie, experience of working in multidisciplinary-interprofessional settings.  It goes without saying that you will have skills in education, facilitation of groups and professional development competencies and sound knowledge of IT systems and applications.


If you have the knowledge and personal qualities we are looking for and you would like to take this challenge on, then we would like to hear from you.



Closing Date: Sunday, 18 March 2018


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

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