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Clinical Advisor (Physiotherapist, Nurse or Hand Therapist)

Organisation ACC
Area, City Wellington
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Closing date for applications 24-01-2021


  • Physiotherapy, Nurse or Hand Therapy Clinical Advisor (minimum 0.6 to full time)

  • 2-year fixed term opportunity
  • Location: Wellington based in Lower Hutt Branch

  • Remuneration expectation is $90,000 – $100,000 + 9% super depending on experience.

  • We will fund your APC, indemnity insurance and contribute towards CPD. 


Would you like to use your clinical knowledge to improve consistent service delivery?  


ACC’s Clinical Services is committed to a new strategic direction focused on improving clinical leadership and credibility. Paramount to this is consistency and quality of clinical advice and improving engagement and influence with the health sector, which is where you step in…  


We have a fantastic opportunity for experienced Physiotherapists, Hand Therapists and Registered Nurses to join ACC’s Clinical Services team. As a Clinical Advisor, you’ll work collaboratively across teams to provide expert, robust and up to date clinical and rehabilitation advice to ensure sound, consistent, evidence-based decision making. You’ll also leverage your external networks and credibility to lead engagement with health professional groups and be able to influence and support provider service improvement through well managed relationships. 

What we need from you to be successful:  
  • Experience as a health professional with experience dealing with clients in a health service- based environment.

  • NZ registration and active Annual Practicing Certification.

  • A collaborative, responsive and committed attitude to providing expert advice and service.

  • An eye for detail and a knack for interpreting and evaluating complex information. 

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to think quickly on your feet. 


Providing people with care, respect and positive outlooks is what you do best. At ACC it’s what we do best too – for clients throughout New Zealand and for those who make up our team. That’s why when you join us, you’ll enjoy great scope to keep helping people – and every chance to help yourself to a very worthwhile and rewarding career.  


We are supportive of our Clinical Advisors remaining in clinical practice.

Working at ACC: 

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome applications from people of every ethnicity, national origin, gender orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and/or status as an individual with a disability.  It’s important to us that people bring their whole selves to work. To support an inclusive workplace, we have:

  • Employee networks:  
  • Women’s Network 
  • Cross-Cultural Network 
  • ACC’s Māori Strategy, Whāia te Tika 
  • Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga 
  • Advocates in the disability sector 
  • Diversity and Inclusion Approach 
  • Support Māori by partnering with iwi and other Māori entities. 


For a detailed position description click here. Applications will run through to 24 January 2021 but please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner. Applications can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC Career Website. If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role please email nadine.o’[email protected] 

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