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In-Home Strength & Balance Advisor – 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week)

Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti

Are you a physiotherapist with a passion for seeing the elderly in our community live a functional and independent life for as long as possible?

Are you interested in being part of a dynamic, committed and nationally-recognised team that delivers quality community health services?  

As a registered physiotherapist you will be responsible for:

  • assessing, prescribing, implementing and evaluating in-home strength and balance programmes for those unable to access community classes
  • involving whanau members, primary care team and/or in-home care support workers whenever appropriate
  • providing educational support to community groups/health providers; and
  • working with others in the community with similar goals.

To be successful in this position you will need to be able to appropriately relate to, and communicate with a wide range of people, be flexible with your delivery, and confident in your ability to positively affect those you work with.

This is a fixed term 20 hours a week contract until June 30th 2020 pending a review by Hauora Tairawhiti.

For a position description and application email info@sportgisborne.org.nz or call (06) 868 9943.

Ends 7 January, 2019

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