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Physiotherapist - Registered or New Graduate 2025 position 

Physio position available in Taupo 

If you’re a clinician wanting to choose a lifestyle destination, we’ve got the role for you!

Our Great Lake Physio branch in Taupo is looking for next star Physiotherapist to work in a busy musculoskeletal and sports practice providing acute assessment and treatment plans for our clients. We also work on a variety of ACC contracts including VOC, Training for independence, concussion and pain management. We are located next to the town’s largest modern gym, and we utilise this facility for most of our exercise rehabilitation.

We are closely aligned with most of the local sports clubs due to our strong interest in sports physiotherapy and provide physiotherapy for the provincial rugby union (King Country). We provide physio cover for many of the sports tournaments that move through Taupo each year.

This role is suited for a clinician who is passionate about what they do but who also values a unique quality of life – think scenic lakefront settings, biking trails and stunning walkways, all whilst you continue work that is built around purpose and care. Avail the opportunity to work on a diverse client caseload and receive the training and mentorship YOU want to succeed.
This role is open to all skill levels – including new graduates!

Main responsibilities:

  • Assess acute injuries and provide treatment for a variety of conditions

  • Develop / implement in-clinic and community rehabilitation programmes

  • Liaise with allied health team members

  • Create patient reports on client abilities, goals and best practice intervention

  • Utilise diary management software

The benefits of working with us:

  • We offer market competitive salary ensuring that our teams feel valued and 5k Sign on bonus with your first paycheck

  • Free gym membership

  • Annual budget set aside for professional development / study

  • Use of company vehicle for client visits

  • Relocation allowance should you move to this region for the role

  • Re-imbursement of professional registration / APC fees (pro-rated for part-times hours)

  • All efforts made to provide you with the work / life balance that suits your needs

  • Permanent role with clear career progression

  • We have development pathways designed to steer you towards the leadership space

  • Great team culture with regular social events, weekly treats, award schemes

  • Well-being initiatives: annual eye exam, flu vaccination, access to EAP services

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have NZ Physio registration and current APC

  • Two plus years’ experience is advantageous

  • Full NZ Driver’s license for community rehabilitation

  • Excellent communication skills – you will be meeting new and varied people every day!

For Physiotherapists based overseas:

  • As an accredited employer we will provide assistance in the AEWV process

  • Assistance in helping you settle into New Zealand

  • Contribution towards relocation costs

For more information, please refer to the Great Lake Physio website 

Please refer to job no 1667 in your cover letter when applying for this role.

If you have any questions, email or

Confidentiality is assured.

Habit Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity hiring and providing a safe space to people of all cultures, languages, experiences and backgrounds.

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