Physiotherapist– Enliven, Dunedin

Listed 22 days Ago

  • Physiotherapist
  • Ross Home, St Andrews & Taieri Court, Dunedin/ Mosgiel.
  • Permanent, 0.95FTE - 38hrs/week  

Join our Enliven team as a Physiotherapist and work across our three facilities; Ross Home, St Andrews & Taieri Court in Dunedin/ Mosgiel.

The Role

You will support the independence and wellbeing of people living in residential care by providing assessments, designing and managing exercise programmes, and contributing to care plans. You will also guide efforts to improve residents/ residents’ function and quality of life by providing training/education to staff.

Hours: Permanent 0.95 FTE; 38 hours per week.

 About You

We are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist with a practical approach, who is a positive role model, having commitment, energy and a “can do” attitude who will be responsible for delivering best practice in a manner that supports our organisation values and vision.

  • A current annual Practising Certificate
  • A current New Zealand driver's licence
  • Approved 'Enable' Assessor
  • Experience in the support and/or rehabilitation of older people
  • Commitment to and promotion of the Enliven philosophy
  • Highly developed communication skills, both spoken and written 
  • Ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of people
  • Respect for others, a non-judgmental attitude, and a sense of humour
  • Well-developed planning, organising, time management and prioritising skills 

 What We Offer

  • Being part of a well-known and highly respected charitable organisation
  • Joining a team that makes a real difference in people’s lives
  • Working with a team of passionate people
  • Personal growth and career development opportunities
  • Significant on-the-job training. 
  • Discounts with local businesses

About Us

Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) is a Charitable Trust established in 1906. Our Mission is to walk with people across the generations to create together places to live, learn, and thrive. We call out injustice and advocate for positive change. PSO operates a highly regarded network of 9 care homes across Otago and provides many other community-based social support programmes.

Our services for older people are provided by Enliven. We create elder-centered communities where older people have companionship, meaningful activity, purpose, and fun in their lives.

 At PSO, we value integrity, respect, courage, manaaki, and aroha.  

Ross Home- An integral part of the North Dunedin community, Ross Home supports up to 124 residents living at rest home level care. Our 3-year MOH certification is a testament to our quality of systems, processes, and living & working environments. 

St Andrews-  Situated on a sunny site in South Dunedin, St Andrews is home to 78 residents supported at hospital, rest home and dementia level care. Our 3-year MOH certification is a testament to our quality of systems, processes, and living & working environments.  

Taieri Court- An integral part of the Taieri community for over 45 years and situated in the heart of Mosgiel, Taieri Court is home to 33 residents supported at rest home level care.  Our 4-year MOH certification is a testament to our quality of systems, processes, and living & working environments. 

Join the team at Enliven - To apply click "Apply Now". 

For further information contact Kim Wilkinson, Management Assistant on 03 473 0029

Please note applications will be reviewed as they are received, and this job vacancy could close prior to the closing date. If you have difficulty applying, please email    

Please apply only if you have the legal right to work in New Zealand. 

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