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Team Leader - Christchurch

  • 497497
  • Christchurch
  • Allied Health
  • Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Physiotherapy
  • WorkCare
  • Full Time

This newly created Clinical Leadership position is your opportunity to join a leading provider of health and rehabilitation services, whose vision is to enable clients to have better lives.  Are you seeking a role where you can truly make a positive difference?

Based in Christchurch and covering wider Canterbury and West Coast region, this key position will enable you to make a significant contribution to APM by leading a team of allied health employees and contractors working across multiple services to deliver business and customer outcomes.  There is a small clinical caseload (10% of the role), so you must be an experienced Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist to be eligible for the position.

What is fundamentally important is the ability to lead, inspire, unite and support a multi-disciplinary team from physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychology and nursing backgrounds.  This is a unique opportunity to make the role your own and help grow the APM brand, so we are seeking someone who is a self-starter, thrives with autonomy and scope to grow.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing the overall performance of your team in the delivery of clinical rehabilitation services. This includes but is not limited to the achievement of other key business indicators (e.g. people, financial, quality)
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with external agencies (including ACC and the Ministry of Social Development) and private employers and insurers
  • Encouraging a culture of engagement, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence
  • Provide support, mentoring, coaching and supervision to your team to enable them to deliver exceptional performance
  • Assist our senior leaders to develop strategic initiatives and explore new business opportunities

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree in either Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with the NZ board (PNZ or OTBNZ) and current annual practising certificate.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership role with a team of direct reports
  • Proven ability to deliver on KPIs and manage performance
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Awareness of cultural competency and an ability to work with diversity
  • A current full AU/NZ driver’s licence

APM – a stable and growing company

APM is a rapidly growing global health and employment services company with more than 5,000 employees serving over 350,000 people each year throughout ten countries.  In New Zealand, APM holds a number of contracts with ACC, MSD, NZDF and also 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.   During the Covid19 lockdown, we continued to provide telehealth services to our clients!

A competitive remuneration package will be provided including a vehicle.

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

Our values underpin our work – integrity, customer focus, respect, empathy, achievement, teamwork and enthusiasm. 

Are you exceptional and wanting to advance your career as a leader? If this sounds like your next career opportunity, please apply via the link, or call Sarah Vaughan-Jones on 021 470 449 for a confidential chat.

You must have existing rights to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. 

 We are keen to fill this position as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so don't delay!

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