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Paediatric Physiotherapist, Hastings

Last update 2024-05-18
Expires 2024-05-17
ID #2138887968
Paediatric Physiotherapist, Hastings
New Zealand, Hawke's Bay, Hastings,
Modified May 1, 2024


Job Description - Paediatric Physiotherapist (HAW07912)
Paediatric Physiotherapist
Vacancy No

Vacancy No


Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
Permanent, Full-time
80 hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE)
Are you looking for the next step in your physiotherapy career?
We are looking for an experienced Paediatric New Zealand registered physiotherapist to join our Multidisciplinary Team in the Child Development Service, Te Rito O Rongokako. The Child Development Service provides assessment and therapy to assist children up to 16 years of age with special needs to achieve their full potential in their daily lives.
The focus of this role is to provide Physiotherapy assessment and intervention for children at risk of, or living with disability. Children under our service have a range of diagnoses including, but not limited to, cerebral palsy, global developmental delay, muscular dystrophy, chromosomal abnormities and spina bifida. We also provide therapy for children with a neurodevelopmental diagnosis who have had orthopaedic intervention, including Botox injections and muscle lengthening surgery.
We are looking for someone who has the passion for clinical practice within child disability and is capable of working collaboratively both within our service and our community. We work with children in their homes as well as schools, kindergartens, clinics and recreation centres.
Our ideal candidate will be able to work flexibly, with a range of professionals to support the tamariki and rangatahi in our service. You will need to have strong communication skills and an ability to work autonomously as well as within both interprofessional and multidisciplinary styles as needed.
What are the benefits to you?
The chance to join a supportive and established Physiotherapy team
Study support and opportunities for formal and informal CPD.
Professional supervision and mentoring at professional lead level to support career development and growth.
The opportunity to strengthen professional networks.
The essential requirements for this position are:
At least 4 years relevant clinical experience including paediatrics, neurological rehab and/or community work
NZ Registered Physiotherapist with current annual practicing certificate (APC).
Thorough knowledge of the health and social issues that vulnerable tamariki (children) and their whānau (family) experience
Full driving license
NZ resident or citizen or have an appropriate visa to be eligible to live and work in NZ
Recent or past experience in complex equipment provision including standing and walking frames
Experience working within a MDT setting
Located in the sunny Hawkes Bay we live in pure paradise. We are known for award-winning food and wine, outstanding architecture, and warm balmy days surrounded by magnificent landscape.
If this sounds like you, review the Position Profile HERE

and apply now!
If you would like more information please contact Val White 06 878 8109 ext. 5857 or 027-580-4831 or email
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Māui, Hawke’s Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.
We are committed to delivering and living our Te Whatu Ora values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira– Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.
We are proud of our team’s diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Paediatric physiotherapist

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