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Location: Kenepuru Hospital
Contract: Permanent, Part time - 0.6FTE / 24 hours per week
Salary: $62,671 - $72,005
ABOUT THE ROLE
The physiotherapist in this role will work predominantly with older people admitted for a variety of acute or chronic medical conditions including conditions related to age and frailty. There will be a need to work flexibility to support the wider inpatient physiotherapy team working with people who are recovering / rehabilitating from orthopaedic surgery, amputations and those in the Rehabilitation service admitted with acquired brain injury / stroke and progressive neurological conditions.
Comprehensive physiotherapy assessment and treatment of patients
Working closely with the multi-disciplinary teams
Client centred goal setting
Delegation and oversight / support of Allied Health assistants
Manual handling assessment and training of patients / family / carers and staff
Working collaboratively with community providers to support integrated practice
Mentoring of students and rotational staff
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
NZ Registered Physiotherapist with a current annual practicing certificate
Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand - professional association (desirable)
Collaborative and effective multi and interdisciplinary team work
Experience of managing a busy caseload and delegating appropriately to skilled assistant staff
ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals - Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua - as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB's and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region - greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Maori and Pacific Peoples.
CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.
Applications close on 14 January 2020. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please e********** and please indicate the vacancy number (AH002-20) and job title in the subject line.
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