Job Application

Rehabilitation Assistant - (Full Time) Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation/ Health of Older Person

Permanent, Full Time

Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines

Do you enjoy helping people reach their health goals? We currently have a permanent 1FTE vacancy for a Rehab Assistant to join our rehabilitation team. You will be working alongside the Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians and Speech Language Therapists to help our patients meet their rehabilitation goals. 

You will be working with adults and older people recovering following orthopaedic surgeries, illness or accidents. You will work as part of a close team, providing therapy to patients in group and individual settings. To be successful in this role you would need to have experience working with people with disability, possess excellent communication skills and have previous experience in a healthcare setting.

So, if you enjoy working with people, are a good team player and love a new challenge - then we would like to hear from you.


• Experience working with people with a disability
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Full, clean driver's licence


• Health Care Assistant (NZQA Level 3) certificate
• Experience of working in a rehabilitation setting
• Proficiency in standard Microsoft applications
• Previous experience in a therapy assistant role

For more information, please contact Amy Lin on 

Job Number: CMH202312151

Applications Close: 26 September 2023

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.