Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, Hawke's Bay

Hawkes Bay

22/08/23                                                                            Hand Therapist

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Permanent, part-time

48 hours per fortnight (0.6 FTE)

We are recruiting for our Hand Therapy Service! If you've been thinking about moving into Hand Therapy, or moving to beautiful Hawke's Bay this could be your opportunity.

The Hand Therapy team is made up of Three Hand therapists, the Fourth position has resulted from an existing member of staff moving out of area. The Team are in the unique position of working alongside orthopaedic clinics, with patients who present with a range of conditions. Because the clinic is based within Hawke's Bay hospital, we don't have a surcharge and are able to offer our patients the benefit of an equitable service that they can't get anywhere else.

We value continued professional development, mentoring, supervision and on-going training and have an advanced practitioner in Hand Therapy in addition to occupational therapy and physiotherapy professional leads.

Skills required:

  • New Zealand Registered Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with current annual practising certificate (APC)
  • Applicant ideally should be a current Hand Therapy Associate or Registered Hand Therapist, however we would consider training and support for the right applicant with the relevant musculoskeletal experience

We are seeking a professional person who actively demonstrates our hospital values in everything you do. You will be joining a team of passionate Allied Health Professionals who work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support delivery of the highest standard of care to patients.

Salary range for this position is - $85,992 in accordance with Public, Allied and Technical Health Employee's Multi Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) Step 8 according to qualifications and relevant experience pro-rated for hours worked.

Please apply online, or for further information contact: Colin White, Team Leader Allied Health Therapies, Colin.White(at)

If this sounds like you, review the Position Profile HERE and apply now!

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, Hawke's Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us. We are committed to delivering and living our Te Whatu Ora values of He kauanuanu - Respect, Ākina - Improvement, Rāranga te tira- Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values. We are proud of our team's diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, Hawke's Bay requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Fully vaccinated means having two vaccinations and one booster.

Applications close Monday, 09th October 2023.


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Contact Person

Colin White

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