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He Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role
The Outpatient Physiotherapy team at Whakatāne Hospital is looking for an enthusiastic Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapist to join the team. To be successful in this role, you must be able to engage well with clients and their whānau and work in a client-centred practice. You will join our supportive, friendly and experienced team.
This role is primarily based in the outpatient department in Te Koru Rehabilitation department at Whakatāne Hospital.
Te Koru Rehabilitation department includes allied health professionals across the acute services, inpatient rehabilitation, community and outpatient. Our acute, outpatient and community allied health teams work together to support each other, providing best outcomes for our clients and a fantastic working atmosphere!
He korero mōu – About You
We are looking for a physiotherapist with experience and an interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and pain management.
The physiotherapist in this role will develop in-depth knowledge of physical conditioning and approaches to the restoration of physical function. An awareness of rehabilitation theory, management of musculoskeletal issues, the ability to motivate patients to successfully self-manage, along with up-to-date knowledge is desirable.
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
This employer is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.
Whakatāne – Our People, Our Place, Welcome – YouTube
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
In-house professional development
Relocation assistance may be available for international applicants
Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
Free flu vaccinations
Free onsite parking
Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (formally Bay of Plenty District Health Board BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it’s important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Note: Photograph is of Tauranga that is at the western side of Bay of Plenty whereas Whakatane is a smaller city located on the eastern side of Bay of Plenty.