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Clinical Coach Physiotherapy

Waitemata District Health Board

Part-time 0.43FTE (34 hours per fortnight) Fixed Term Maternity Cover
Physiotherapy Clinical Coach
Allied Health Inpatients

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Are you ready to share your expertise and foster learning? Then come and join our diverse team of over 30 Physiotherapists.
We are seeking a dynamic, highly skilled and experienced Physiotherapist to work as a Clinical Coach across the North Shore and Waitakere Hospital sites.
This role allows the opportunity to work with staff in identifying areas for further development so they can reach their full potential and also contribute to the overall quality of service provision.
Key skills and attributes of this role:
  • Eligible to apply for NZ registration.
  • Existing coaching experience and proven clinical expertise.  
  • Strong teaching and coaching skills to work alongside staff to support and develop their clinical reasoning and autonomy
  • To enable a high standard of physiotherapy care and service delivery through professional growth of staff using adult learning modules.
  • Work well across teams to ensure that staff cultivates a patient centred and evidenced based approach to their practice.
  • Be an exceptional role model and have excellent clinical and communication skills.
  • Experience in supporting staff and students and have a keen interest and passion for developing staff in a forward thinking and busy inpatient service.
  • There is a requirement to participate in the Respiratory weekend and on call roster.

The clinical areas covered are varied; they include acute neurology, rehabilitation, medical, surgical and orthopaedic wards. The work is often complex, including social and discharge planning needs, thus the successful candidate require strong coaching skills to aid the team to manage caseloads in a busy and pressured environment.
The role is primarily based on the beautiful North Shore in Auckland and will include travel to our Waitakere Hospital site. The days of work for this role are negotiable but will preferably include a Wednesday and Thursday.
Within this role you will receive Professional and Clinical Leadership development. This will include:
  • Support of your personal objectives and regular personal professional supervision for support and mentoring
  • Education to be able to provide staff with professional development
  • Peer support from another clinical coach and experienced senior clinicians
  • Networking with clinical leaders, seniors and staff grades across the organisation
  • Learning opportunities to foster service development and leading quality care
  • Credentialing for weekend work
  • Weekly in-service training
  • Opportunities to be involved in teaching and training for non-Allied Health staff across the DHB. 
  • We are happy to consider applications from internal candidates who wish to be considered.
For a copy of the position description, click here. 
For specific queries regarding the nature of the role please contact Nelmari Swanepoel, Clinical Lead for Physiotherapy Acute Inpatient Services: or Sharon Russell, Professional and Clinical Leader for Physiotherapy:
For general enquiries about Physiotherapy roles or support with your online application, please ring Wednesday Darling, Recruitment Consultant on +6494427248 or email wednesday.darling@waitematadhb.govt.

Job Reference: WDHB9646
Closing Date: Monday 24th February

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PhysiotherapyWaitemata District Health Board
Location New Zealand
Job Reference Number WDHB9646
Classification Physiotherapy
Sub Classification Physiotherapy
Job Type Part Time
Estimated Salary Package $85,500
Closing Date 10-04-2020

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