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Foot Protection Service, Te Whatu Ora Taranaki

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Diabetic Podiatry

About the Job

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora Taranaki

Taranaki Whanui He Rohe Oranga - Taranaki Together, A Healthy Community

1.0FTE, Permanent, Full Time

Te Kaupapa – Mission

Improving, promoting, protecting and caring for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.

We are looking for people that share our vision by providing the best care for our people and our community. We have a responsibility to see the whole picture, the whole community, in terms of health and to support everyone working in Taranaki to do the best job they can in a world of constant change.

Taranaki  - A place like no other

Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day. For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as   art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture. Click here to read more information about Taranaki.

For further information on our international recruitment and what we offer Click here and find out how to make a difference somewhere different.

E pā ana ki a tatou - About us

At Te Whatu Ora Taranaki we are committed to recognising the value our people bring to our organisation within a supportive team of healthcare professionals that provide comprehensive care to our patients.

We believe having workforce that is diverse and inclusive, we are a pro-equity Health Organisation and this means that we will be better positioned to understand and serve our community.

When you choose to work with us, we will offer you:

  • A comprehensive orientation and induction to our organisation and your department

  • Access to clinical training and education

  • Up to date facilities, Have a look at Project Maunga - our New Facilities currently under construction check this out on our website

  • Opportunities to participate on local project and regional collaboration teams

  • Professional development

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

The Taranaki Foot Protection Service (FPS) has an exciting vacancy for a Diabetes Podiatrist. This varied and dynamic role supports service users across the Taranaki district, focusing on reducing avoidable amputations and unplanned admissions for those with High-risk Diabetes foot health; and increasing accessibility and equity across the rohe.

The FPS offers clinics at all levels of health care in Taranaki. We are driven to provide gold-standard Podiatry, education and support for the communities we work in. The FPS connects patients and whānau with multiple providers and works as an essential part of the Diabetes Integrated Team, who oversee a progressive model of care spanning Primary, Secondary, Iwi and Community; MDT meetings and clinics bringing specialists together for improved patient outcomes.

The Role

This role is open to podiatrists from graduate to highly experienced, with a preference for applicants with a background in Diabetes Podiatry or other crossover skills. Join a small team of podiatrists offering gold standard care for patients and whānau.

This position will work collaboratively with health professionals across primary, secondary, iwi and NGO providers.

Please click here to view the job description

Moū - About you

The ideal candidate will demonstrate sound clinical reasoning skills, be dedicated to reflexive practice and ongoing development. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must have.

They will be a registered Podiatrist with a current PBNZ annual practising certificate.

Do you share in our vision, our values and will ensure our patients feel supported and cared for throughout their journey with us?

If you want to make an application click on "Apply Online" from within this page.

For further information, please contact Rebecca Holsbrook on Email:

Applications Close Sunday 5 November 2023 but may be closed earlier if a suitable application is found.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together, we will succeed

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Rebecca Holbrook

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23 October 2023 at 8:09:27 pm


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