Physiotherapist - Timaru Hospital

In Patient Focus

1 FTE available

Permanent Full Time  

Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Health New Zealand|Te Whatu Ora - South Canterbury we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we’re inviting a Physiotherapist to join our friendly team delivering services across the South Canterbury District.

In this role you will experience all aspects of physiotherapy and be part of an experienced and friendly team.  There are numerous opportunities for career growth and development. This includes working directly and collaboratively with senior medical staff and participating in service improvement projects such as care pathways and treatment protocols. 

The role will suit those with an interest in Cardiorespiratory, Intensive Care and Critical Care with an aspect of outreach into other wards as well as the community.

In addition to being a New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist with a current Annual Practising Certificate, (or close to gaining this) success in this role will also include your;

  • Commitment to the principles of research and evidence-based practice
  • Your communication skills combined with an empathetic nature
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and inter-professional setting team

Why choose the South Canterbury District?

As one of the country’s smaller districts our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.  

At Te Whatu Ora – South Canterbury, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours! 

If you are a bit curious about these opportunities call or email us for us for a confidential chat before you apply. Email or contact Leanne

E: lmarais

P: +64 220 010 7726

Please apply by following this link.

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site and or hearing from you with any questions. 

Application Closing date: Open 

This vacancy will close when suitable applicants have been appointed.  


Apply now

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: GKAJ4138423

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: OPEN