•Great opportunity awaits you in Nelson
•Opportunity to be co-located with a wide range of Allied Health Professionals
•Work alongside clients throughout their health journey
About the role
In this role you will work as part of a team helping children with disabilities achieve optimum function. You will work with and learn from a multidisciplinary team working with children referred to the CDS. You will work closely with families and whanau in an outpatient, community or hospital setting.
Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is offering a New Graduate Paediatric Physiotherapy position at Nelson Hospital, commencing as soon as possible. This is a two year fixed-term, part-time position working 64 hours a fortnight 0.8FTE.
You will be working alongside two Senior Paediatric Physiotherapists in Nelson and links with another Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist who is based in our Wairau CDS.
You will be expected to manage your own case load, working independently with children 0-16 years who have developmental delay, physical disabilities, orthopaedic and orthotic issues, seating and positioning needs.
You will be a Physiotherapy New Graduate with New Zealand registration and a current Annual Practising Certificate. You will have a passion for working in paediatrics, have excellent communication and rapport building with children and their families and whanau. You will be dedicated to adhering to best practice and your own professional development.
If you share our passion for delivering an excellent service, and you are a dedicated team player who is seeking an opportunity, please apply now.
Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.
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What we offer
We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, opportunities for further study and development, workplace wellness programmes, and the opportunity to have a great lifestyle living in Nelson and Marlborough.
If you want to work in one of New Zealand's most sought after regions, Nelson offers an abundance of easily accessible outdoor activities including: sea kayaking, sailing, tramping, rafting, fishing, diving, mountain biking and skiing; then we look forward to receiving your application.
How to apply
For role specific please contact Carol Merrilees, Team Leader - Child Development Services, Wairau Hospital, at [email protected] or on 03 539 5371.
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.
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Applications close: Thursday, 16 May 2019.