Physiotherapist - New/Recent Graduate

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

Physiotherapist - New/Recent Graduate-2301395



About our team/Mō te tīma

The School of Physiotherapy Clinics strive to provide excellence in physiotherapy practise, education, and clinical research. Our clinics value staff as our most valuable resource and so provide unparalleled opportunities for ongoing education and professional development, a mentorship programme provided by experienced clinicians with postgraduate qualifications and the chance to be involved in physiotherapy clinical education and clinical research.

The Clinics operate out of three sites: Dunedin School of Physiotherapy, Unipol Recreation Services and Christchurch’s Oxford Terrace Clinic. Added to this there are clinics dedicated in vestibular, balance and concussion rehabilitation, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, clinical pilates, pelvic health, headaches and developing clinics in TMJ dysfunction, hand therapy and occupational health. There are opportunities to gain experience in these dedicated areas as well as building your confidence and ability in general musculoskeletal physiotherapy in a well-supported environment.

The role/Te mahi

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate to work in a leading clinic, working with experts in the field. You will have a mentor supporting you to achieve your professional development goals.

You will:
•    Provide physiotherapy services in the Schools clinics in Dunedin including the vestibular, balance and concussion clinic and Unipol clinic.
•    Contribute to the smooth running of the clinic.
•    Foster student learning through a collegial approach, answering queries and, if requested, assist with undergraduate student learning.
•    Take part in professional development and relevant continuing education.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

•    Have full ‘general scope’ registration with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand.
•    Have a relevant degree level qualification.

The successful candidate will also have:
•    A positive attitude.
•    Confidence to liaise effectively with students.
•    Strong verbal communications skills.
•    Ability to work autonomously & within a team.

Further details/Pūroko
This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week), fixed term position for two years, located in Dunedin. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Children Act 2014. Candidates who successfully make the final stages of the recruitment process will be required to undergo a safety check.

For more information, please contact Mr Matthew Dick via the contact details below.

To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2301395 will close on Sunday, 1 October 2023.

Additional Information

Contact: Matthew Dick    Tel: +64 3 479 5757

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
 Fixed Term 
Salary Level and Range Level 4 (Range of Appointments $59,285 to $63,651, Top of Range $68,744)
 School of Physiotherapy
Job Function
 Health Professional

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