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Allied Health Team Manager – Integrated Health Services

Organisation West Coast District Health Board
Area, City Westport
Advert reference PC1077615.1
Contact person Simon Liddy
Contact website and/or email

Please apply via our website: https://westcoastdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/allied-health-team-manager-integrated-health-services/buller-and-northern-areas/18743

Contact telephone 03 337 7890
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 14-03-2021


  • Full time permanent role based with our team in Westport with the ability for part time for the right candidate. This is a split role with one half Team Manager & one half Clinical practice.
  • Registered Allied Health Professional – business or leadership training would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Leadership skills, commitment to local community relationships & further personal development.

Ehara taku i te toa takitahi, engari, he toa takitini

My strength is not the strength of one, but the strength of many

We are looking for Allied Health Leaders & aspiring leaders who are wanting to take their next steps in furthering their career. You will be working in a supportive interdisciplinary team where you will able grow and develop both your leadership & strategic operational skills. If you are looking for you next challenge then these are the roles for you.

What you’ll do with your time

  • Leading a team of 10 Allied Health professionals such as Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Diversional Therapists, Travel Co-ordinators & Allied Health Assistants
  • Integral member of the Northern Area Leadership team
  • Building relationships across the health system and Northern Region Community
  • Supporting the development and delivery of quality Allied Health services across the West Coast

This role will be leading our allied health services across the Northern West Coast Region.  A key part of this role is ensuring the strong relationships that already exist between the DHB & Community Organisations continue that way and building new relationships as opportunities emerge. You will be working alongside a diverse group of professionals delivering patient-centred support to people of all ages built on personal outcomes.  Providing preventative interventions in such areas as supported self-management, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitation and enablement services, you will be able to support people to live healthy, active and independent lives.

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Excellent relationship building & Communication skills
  • Ability to lead and support people through changes
  • Quality or Clinical governance would be desirable.

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What’s Next

Please apply online via our careers website or to for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 03 337 7890

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

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