Applications will be reviewed as they are received and shortlisting may take place earlier than the closing date advertised.
Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, the health care provider also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.
To comply with the current Health Order, MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19. We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
We are looking for a number of assistants to work with us for up to 6 months.
The physiotherapy department is a busy, fast paced department where we can have unexpected changes at the last minute, so we need someone who will thrive in this environment. Our patients have a wide range of ages from young children to the very old. They have a wide range of presentations, from new injuries or illnesses to conditions they may have had for decades.
We need someone who is a team player, has excellent communication skills, good at taking instructions, adaptable, can work well with a range of people, good at motivating others, able to use their initiative, and has a sense of humour.
You will be working with physiotherapists, assistants and physiotherapy students as well as on your own.
We are looking to fill these positions as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date. Don’t delay applying if you think you’re the right fit to join the MidCentral team!
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.