Paediatric Physiotherapist

  • 503452
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • APM NZ
  • Allied Health
  • Healthcare & Medical
  • Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Physiotherapy
  • WorkCare
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Sub-Contractor

Join the team ENABLING BETTER LIVES across New Zealand! With 350 employees APM holds contracts across ACC, MSD, NZDF as well as private employers to provide a range of services including Vocational and Community Rehabilitation, Pain and Injury Management, Workplace Health, Allied Health Intervention and Employment Services. 

What you’ll be doing

Working from our Wellington office you will provide rehabilitation to paediatric clients with a range of conditions affecting their physical development, mobility and ability to participate in activities of everyday life, as well as their families.

Reporting to a locally based Team Leader and part of a SUPPORTIVE, multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence-based assessments, FULL SCOPE of paediatric physiotherapy and intervention sessions ranging from children to adolescents with mild to complex needs, a true mixed caseload.

In this role you will utilise your specific skills through:

  • Conducting assessments & developing tailored therapy programs across clinic and community settings
  • Working closely with key stakeholders providing information, education and support.
  • Education, advice and goal setting with clients, parents, whanau and teachers
  • Equipment provision
  • Regular monitoring of client progress and report writing

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Tertiary qualification in BHSc Physiotherapy / Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Current registration with Physiotherapy NZ and Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Experience and passion for working with children and/or disability, confidence in your role with children and their parents. (preferred)
  • Full NZ/AU Driver's Licence 
  • New Zealand working rights

What we offer in return:

  • Flexible working options
  • Company vehicle (dependent on contracted hours)
  • Additional performance bonus scheme
  • Generous, ongoing Professional Development opportunities
  • Reimbursement of Professional membership and Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Discounted healthcare and eyecare
  • Reward and recognition programme
  • Annual paid volunteer leave and wellbeing fund
  • Paid parental leave
  • Support from national Clinical and Cultural Panels, Focus Groups and Special Interest Groups

Our mission is to create positive change and enable better lives.

Our whakataukī He waka eke noa – We’re all in this together.

Our values underpin our work – integrity, customer focus, respect, empathy, achievement, teamwork and enthusiasm. Our Tikanga Māori values of Manaakitanga, Kotahitangi, Wairuatangai, Whānaungatanga and Rangatiratanga guide us to deliver culturally responsive and mana-enhancing services.

Should you wish to have a confidential chat about the role, please contact Brianne Constantine on brianne.constantine@apm.net.au.

What we’re about

We’re a diverse team of over 9,000 people across 11 countries with a shared purpose - to enable better lives. Our purpose is the common thread that lives in everything we do, and it starts with enabling better lives for our employees and their families too

Our work enables the people we serve to realise their ambitions and aspirations through sustainable employment, independence, better health and wellbeing, and increased social participation.

When you join APM, there’s an opportunity to grow your career in Human Services, across multiple global brands and geographies. You can expect a great work-life balance, extensive learning opportunities, networking programs and employee benefits. But most of all you can expect to make a lasting impact on the lives of others, who rely on our services. 

At APM we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures including indigenous peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with a disability.

At APM, we celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion for our team members, customers, and communities worldwide. We love that we are all different and value unique opinions, ideas, beliefs, perspectives and interests here at APM.

We believe no one should be disadvantaged by the differences that exist between us. No matter your gender, race, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability or social status, country of birth, age or religious belief, you are valued and respected for who you are, what you know and how you work.

APM is a place where you can bring your authentic self to work and be empowered to do your best work. 

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