Allied Health
Te Toka Tumai | Auckland
GRE00624 Requisition #

Nau mai, haere mai ki Starship Community!

Here is an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist with a passion for paediatrics looking for a challenging and rewarding role with Starship Community.

  • Permanent, full time/part-time position
  • Whānau centred practice
  • Community based service, Greenlane Clinical Centre

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced; motivated and energetic Physiotherapy professional to join the Starship Community service. In this role, you will provide assessment and therapy to children and young people with developmental and disability needs as part of our child development service. Children are seen in their homes, early childhood centres and other community settings. We would especially like to hear from physiotherapists with experience working with children under 2 years and their families.

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Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Current Physiotherapy registration and a current Annual Practicing Certificate.
  • A clean and full New Zealand driving license
  • Relevant clinical experience in health and/or disability sectors
  • An understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including how to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in your role
  • An overriding passion for improving outcomes for children

If you have a commitment to delivering and improving community-based models of care with quality outcomes and objectives – this may be the role for you.

For more information about this role please contact Melanie Street, Locality Lead – Owairaka-Rangitoto-Orakei via MelanieStr@adhb.govt.nz

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all. The Rautaki strategy of Starship Child Health works to deliver the obligation to protect the whakapapa of children and their families, supporting in a mokopuna-centric, whānau focused and whānau-led approach.

Starship Community provides interdisciplinary care and cultural support to children; young people, their families and whānau living within the Auckland DHB area. A part of the Starship Child Health directorate, our nursing; allied health and technical staff are responsible for delivering health care services to children; young people, and whānau in their community. We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the health and wellbeing of children and their whānau. Getting to know our communities, working closely with them, removing inequities and barriers to health care for priority populations, are key drivers for us each day. Service delivery is guided by the Enabling Good Lives (EGL) principles. The children and whānau Starship Community work with come from varied backgrounds and often have complex needs. Our service is working to become more trauma informed so we better support whanau and staff. 

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

We offer a comprehensive orientation programme, endless opportunities to extend your clinical skills as well as on-going mentoring and supervision. You will benefit from a range of training and development opportunities to support career growth and ensure you are constantly learning.

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland. For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.

Applications Close: Friday, May 31 2024 at Time 11:59 pm (New Zealand standard time).

Click here to view details about our recruitment process

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Vaidehi Sharma Recruitment Consultant at VaidehiS@adhb.govt.nz quoting ref # GRE00624  to discuss how we can best support your application.

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