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Physiotherapist - Community Rehabilitation Centre


Community Rehabilitation Service, Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band – $59,035 - $85,992 p.a pro rata + Kiwisaver + discounted health insurance


  • Permanent vacancy, 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Competitive salary + discounted health insurance + subsidised gym


Mō te tūranga | About the role

  • Develop your knowledge and expertise in rehabilitation with neurological, orthopaedic, and medical conditions.
  • Work within a dynamic and evolving community interdisciplinary team with some in reach into the sub-acute rehabilitation ward within rehabilitation services.
  • Work alongside other senior therapists in planning and providing patient centred rehabilitation to our patients who are predominantly under the age of 65.
  • Support, teach and upskill students and rotational staff. 


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Mōu ake | About you

Ideally you will bring to us a minimum of 3 years physiotherapy experience and a desire to work in the community.


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

  • Strong understanding of optimising patients’ rehabilitation outcomes
  • A patient centred and evidence-based approach to goal setting and intervention.
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to commit to our team and patients.
  • Be a New Zealand registered Physiotherapist with a current annual practising certificate.


You will be expected to be active in-service quality initiatives, therefore be proactive, innovative and have a quality driven leadership approach.


Painga | Benefits

  • Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly community.
  • Continuous support for career development.
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance.
  • Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. 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 surfing, kayaking, or sailing; skiing, hunting, or fishing; theatre, live-music, or art – there’s literally something for everyone. 


Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the PSA Allied, Public Health, Scientific and Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($59,035 p.a) and Step 8 ($85,992 p.a pro rata) of the of the Degree-based Allied, Public Health and Technical Pay Scale.


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date: Saturday, 22 October 2022

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


Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor,

All conversations will be confidential in nature.


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


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)
  • COVID-19 vaccination

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