Physiotherapist / Occupational Therapist | Manawatu-Whanganui_NewZealand

  • Focus on Community and Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Based in Palmerston North, working out and about in the community
  • Leading integrated health provider with career progression opportunities

Community & voc rehab work. Would suit Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist. Palmerston North based role working across the Manawatu & Whanganui

About the organisation

As one of the largest integrated health providers in New Zealand, my client have a reputation for providing excellent multidisciplinary injury management, vocational, community and musculoskeletal rehabilitation services. They have clinics across the country and hold contracts with ACC, third party insurers, DHB’s, The Ministry of Health, private businesses and leading New Zealand organisations.

About the role

This is a role covering the Manawatu and Whanganui. Whilst you’ll be required to work autonomously, you still have the benefit of being part of a fun multi-disciplinary team back at home base in Palmerston North (a stunning new building). You’ll also receive great support from the community services network down the road in Wellington for you to skype and meet with regularly. This is a position with plenty of variety. This could include:
  • Vocational rehabilitation - build relationships with clients and employers, coordinate return to work programmes, perform assessments and audits, investigate equipment needs and provide workplace training.
  • Community - a mix of private and ACC referral work, you’ll be working in clients homes and aged residential care facilities completing needs assessments and providing treatment and rehabilitation for a broad range of conditions and injuries - neurological, musculoskeletal and (if you are more than 2 years post grad) paediatrics. You’ll also be responsible for manual handling training for staff in aged care facilities.
Skills and experience

To win this role you’ll be confident, independent, organised, self-motivated, flexible and have exceptional communication skills. You’ll be passionate about working in the community, have a broad range of rehabilitation and community based experience and a commitment to ongoing professional development. You’ll hold NZ Physiotherapy Board or NZ Occupational Therapy Board registration, a current Annual Practicing Certificate and a current drivers licence.

What’s in it for you?

A pretty darn cool company culture! Employees speak highly of a tight nit team, comprehensive orientation programme, ongoing training and continued professional development and support. Being nationwide there are opportunities for career progression. You’ll also receive a competitive salary based on experience, performance based incentives, a professional development allowance and a vehicle for work use.

Apply now!

What are you waiting for? Either apply online or for a confidential conversation and to discuss this position in more detail, please don’t hesitate to phone Jeanette Rendle on Ph 027 705 7079.


Category: Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation

Location: Manawatu-Whanganui_NewZealand

Work Type: Full-Time

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Physiotherapist / Occupational Therapist | Manawatu-Whanganui_NewZealand

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