Physiotherapist / Kaikōmiri - Pain Management

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Location: Hutt Hospital

Service: Pain Management Service

Contract: Fixed term until February 2021

Hours: 20 per week - immediate start

About the role

We are looking for an experienced physiotherapist to join our Pain Management service. We have a part time position (20 hours per week) available with an immediate start. This position is fixed term until February 2022.

The pain management service is based within outpatient services at Hutt Hospital. You will be working in an integrated MDT team that includes psychologists, occupational therapists, and an occupational medicine physician. The service accepts ACC referrals for people whose pain is causing, or creating the risk of developing, significant pain-related disability and preventing them from undertaking their usual activities, including work.

In this position you will provide group and individual physiotherapy assessment and treatment as well key working to coordinate client care. You will support clients to gain understanding of their condition and work with them to set and achieve meaningful, functional goals.

You will receive support and supervision and enjoy the benefits of being part of the wider physio team at Hutt Valley DHB.

Role Requirements:

  • NZ Registered Physiotherapist with current annual practicing certificate
  • Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand - Professional Association
  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support.

How to apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 113951B-21 and job title in the subject line.

HVDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: 113951B-21

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 April 2021