Physiotherapist - Strength & Balance

  • Anonymous Company
  • Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
  • May 14, 2024
Part-Time Health Care and Medical

Job Description

Where you'll be working: Strength and Balance Service based at Waikato Hospital

The details: Permanent part-time 32 hours per fortnight

  • Are you looking for a role where your passion for patient centred care can make a positive difference to patients in the community?
  • Are you ready to advance your career in falls prevention in a supportive environment in our strength and balance service?

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for a physiotherapist to join our busy in home strength and balance service. You will work as part of a team providing an efficient and effective service to our clients. The position will include the opportunity to extend your skills with the support and enthusiasm of a small team.

This position is ideal for a physiotherapist who is self-motivated, able to work independently at delivering services to patients. The role requires the successful applicant to be adaptable to change, resourceful, and flexible to the services needs and to have a genuine passion for working with patients and their whanau on their health journey.

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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora, Waikato website.)

Mou | About you

Skills and experience you'll need to be considered for the role:

  • NZ physiotherapy registration, and a current annual practising certificate.
  • Current valid full New Zealand drivers licence.
  • The ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of the physiotherapy and wider multi-disciplinary team across a variety of environments.
  • Excellent communication skills in order to effectively liaise with patients, their whanau, and other health care professionals.
  • Experience providing community based physiotherapy is desirable but not essential.

Mo tatou Ratonga | About our Service

The Physiotherapy service has approximately 90 staff including Physiotherapists, assistants and administrators that work across the large geographical area that is Te Whatu Ora, Waikato. We have staff based at Waikato Hospital, our secondary hospital in Thames and our 3 rural hospitals in Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumaranui and across our many community bases in areas such as Morrinsville, Matamata, Cambridge, and Ngaruawahia.

Our vision is to provide quality physiotherapy care to promote, encourage and enable health, wellbeing and independence for the patients and Whanau in the communities we serve. Our mission is to ensure that patients receive excellence of care, that our staff are supported and trained to work and maintain levels of evidence based practice and that our service is equitable, efficient and effective in order to meet the needs of our patients and their Whanau. We pride ourselves on being a friendly, supportive team who are keen to grow and develop our staff.

What does Te Whatu Ora, Waikato offer you?

Located in the heart of the mighty Waikato, Te Whatu Ora, Waikato operates over a number of sites, Hamilton City our main campus and smaller community-based hospitals across our region. Hamilton City has easy access to beaches and mountains, so if your interests range from a host of water sports, mountain biking to vineyard lunches, the area has something for you right on your doorstep. To discover more about our stunning area, please click here.

  • As part of our TWO family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile working opportunities alongside your TWO benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and access to TWO staff discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity within our Te Whatu Ora family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

To matou whakahaere ki te tika, te rereketanga, me te whai wahi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whanau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.

Organisation

Kiwi Health Jobs

Job Summary

This position is ideal for a physiotherapist who is self-motivated, able to work independently at delivering services to patients.

How to apply

We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whanau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.

We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Maori, Pacific, disabled

Sector

Not for Profit

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)

Good Health and Wellbeing