Physiotherapy Job Summary:
• Permanent position (0.8 FTE 32 Hours per week)
• Location: Starship Child Health - Starship Rehabilitation Services
Our Starship Rehabilitation Service is expanding, and we are seeking experienced paediatric physiotherapists to join our service.
• A physiotherapist with significant skills and experience in paediatric rehabilitation?
• Able to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment where evidence-based practice, strengths in interdisciplinary practice, clinical reasoning, and decision making skills are highly valued?
• Seeking an opportunity to continue in your professional growth and develop your career?
We are looking for 0.8 FTE Physiotherapy Advanced Clinician in Paediatric Rehabilitation (32 hours a week) to join the Allied Health team in Starship and be a key member of the dedicated Paediatric Rehabilitation Service.
You will join our dedicated multidisciplinary team of consultants, nurse specialist, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech language therapists, clinical neuropsychologists and team support who are driven by providing a high quality clinical service across New Zealand. The Starship Rehabilitation Service is based at Starship Hospital. Clinics are conducted at the Wilson Centre, and inpatients are based at both Starship and the Wilson Centre. We will be delivering a network of outreach clinics across the country, in which you will have the opportunity to participate.
Starship Child Health provides services to children and young people with acute, complex and chronic healthcare needs from throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. As well as providing secondary services to our local population we have the only paediatric dedicated intensive care unit in New Zealand.
You will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of our service; providing high quality clinical care, teaching, training and supporting therapists around the country and developing the service to optimise outcomes for children. You will also benefit from regular formal supervision, peer review, collegial support and active participation in education and in-service programmes.
The successful candidate need to be a NZ registered Physiotherapist with a current Annual Practicing Certificate with the ability to work autonomously in a bicultural environment.
To apply, please visit our website on http://careers.adhb.govt.nz/ using reference number CEN03578 and attach a copy of your CV and Covering Letter.
If you need more information about this position, please contact Dianne Chan Sau, Recruitment Consultant at [email protected]
Job closing date: 20th August 2017
“We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.
Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.
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