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Home/Reach Physiotherapist

Home/Reach Physiotherapist


Southland, Invercargill Hospital


Salary Band – $74,842 - $104,466 p.a pro rata + Kiwisaver


Permanent opportunity with flexible hours for the right candidate (32 – 40 hours per week) – talk to us about what works for your work/life balance!


  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
  • Make every weekend an adventure with amazing destinations close by!
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation in nearby Queenstown, Arrowtown and Te Anau.

Mō te tūranga | About the role

As a Physiotherapist working in the HOME and REACH teams, you will specialize in delivering physical therapy to patients in their own home and in the community.  You will draw on your generalist knowledge base to provide all types of physiotherapy and work collaboratively and creatively with patients to achieve their functional goals. Your role is pivotal to support our patients with their goal centred focus on their rehabilitation while they remain safely in their own home.

  • You will work both autonomously and as part of a great team, and be responsible for managing, and prioritising your patient caseload.
  • Keen to be part of and develop quality services in collaboration with other committed inter-professional team of health professionals.
  • Attend regular in-services, senior staff mentoring and peer review, a comprehensive on-call competency training framework and access to course and conference funding. 

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Mōu ake | About you

To be successful in this position, you will also need to demonstrate the following:

  • Exceptional team-player with the ability to work collaboratively across a wider multi-disciplinary team.
  • You will have at least 2 years’ experience and be registered with the Physiotherapy Board of NZ and hold a current annual practicing certificate.
  • Strong organisational, time-management and clinical priority-setting skills.
  • Resourceful and resilient; able to apply critical thinking to solve complex problems.

If you are interested in working as part of great team in an environment where every day is a learning opportunity, then talk to us about what we can offer you.


Painga | Benefits

  • Ongoing professional development and career opportunities
  • Short work commutes – only 10-15 minutes’ drive to work from anywhere in the city
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Uniform
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation in Te Anau & Central Otago
  • Access to a range of retail, childcare, and entertainment discounts
  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery

Mō mātou | About us

Sick of long commutes to work? - Southland Hospital is located within a 10 - 15 minute drive from anywhere in Invercargill and offers free car parking on site for staff.  Our hospital is a modern, secondary level 4 base hospital offering an innovative and progressive working environment.  Small and intimate enough to get to know not only your colleagues, but your patients in particular.  Here you will enjoy a clinically challenging and rewarding job combined with a relaxed and satisfying lifestyle.

Now is a great time to re-locate to the Southern District if you were considering the move.  The Southern District offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it’s the outdoors - kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; or theatre, live-music or art or shopping and dining out – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out  or check out Discover Invercargill for what we can offer you and your whanau.


Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the DHBs/PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($74,842 p.a) and Step 7 ($104,466 p.a pro rata) of the Degree-based Allied, Public Health and Technical Salary scale.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  Friday, 9th August 2024

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Do not delay; make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: 

For further information please contact Katie Procter Recruitment Advisor

If you currently work for Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)



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