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Physiotherapist - Wellbeing Health and Safety Team  Canterbury District Health Board 

Physiotherapy Job in Christchurch - New Zealand New Zealand   Location: Christchurch  Job Start Date: ASAP

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Working for the Canterbury District Health Board - working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, 'whole of system' approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for our community.

About the role

Canterbury DHB is committed to putting people at the heart of all we do through its People Strategy: Care Starts Here. This commitment includes a focus on Doing the Right Thing, Being and Staying Well and Valuing Everyone. This role will involve working with front line managers across the Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB with a focus on delivering on our commitment to our people to Be and Stay Well. The role is part of the Wellbeing, Health and Safety team who are involved in a wide variety of projects and initiatives, providing advice and support on Occupational Health and Safety best practice. If you're looking for a challenging, flexible and career defining position, then look no further!

As a Physiotherapist in our Wellbeing Health and Safety team you will be responsible for working across the Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB to form effective relationships with all stakeholders. Identifying the implications and risks of musculoskeletal discomfort experienced by our varied workforce, you will work with stakeholders to create and implement initiatives to minimise or eliminate these risks. You will also provide subject matter expertise as part of the planning process for the annual programme of work for the Wellbeing Health and Safety team..

This is a full-time permanent position giving you the opportunity to use your physiotherapy skills and experience to create and implement a safer work environment for our employees.

Skills and experience

In addition to your evident relationship building skills and desire to continually improve the wellbeing, health and safety of our workforce you will meet the following criteria
•Hold a current NZ Practising certificate in Physiotherapy
•Effectively engage, facilitate, negotiate and influence
•Adept at problem solving and process improvement
•Build relationships and mobilise support
•Empower others to act and share accountability
•Support continuous improvement by managing change

Our culture
•Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
•Integrity in all we do. Hapai i a matou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
•Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i nga hua

•Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the Canterbury DHB. Canterbury DHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a Canterbury DHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You
•We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes

How to apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Hayley Buick, Recruitment Specialist - Allied Health, Phone: (03) 3377961 or email [email protected]

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Canterbury District Health Board

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Hannah Cox

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Job Applications are welcomed from: Only applicants who already have full registration in: New Zealand

Desired Minimum Post Grad. Experience: All considered

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Physiotherapy Job ID: 8043475

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