Rehabilitation Specialist

A fantastic opportunity to join a well-established service and spend the majority of your time within your area of special interest.

  • Brain Injury or Spinal experience essential
  • An organisation that is driven to lead, develop and benchmark rehabilitation services
  • A blend of city living and outdoor beauty with a mild, sub-tropical climate
The Position 
A unique opportunity has become available for a Rehabilitation Specialist with experience in brain injuries to join a private 34 bed service. In this role, you will join a dynamic interdisciplinary team, working in an inpatient service, treating patients with traumatic brain injuries. You will have an interest in teaching as you will be supported by registrars who are on 6 months training rotations. The oncall requirements will be 1:3 and you will be able to commit to a minimum of 12 months, ideally permanently. There are strong research relationships with universities across the country, opportunities to be involved in research is supported and encouraged.

The Hospital
This private group is the leading provider of intensive rehabilitation in the country with specialist centres in two locations. They offer residential and community based rehabilitation services for people with traumatic brain injury or stroke. As an organisation, they invest in training and research to maintain an international standard of care.  They are driven to lead, develop and benchmark rehabilitation services in New Zealand.

The Location
You will settle in a location that offers a lifestyle opportunity that is second to none. Located in the upper North Island, this coastal city is home to over 1.5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand. The city enjoys a mild, sub-tropical climate and diverse landscape ranging from beaches, bush-clad hills, native forest and Gulf Islands. In 2017 the city was rated the third best city in the world in the Mercer Quality of Living survey. Living and working here has so much to offer! From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene there is something here for everyone.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, hold specialist qualifications (FRACP or equivalent), have relevant experience in Brain Injury or spinal and meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please contact me and we can discuss your eligibility and the opportunities available.
 
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established service and spend the majority of your time within your area of special interest while being supported and encouraged to be involved in research opportunities. A rare opportunity that will not be around for long, contact Tara today +61 2 8353 9075 or email for more information.