Podiatrist – Health New Zealand

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Date posted: 28.06.2024
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Podiatrist – Health New Zealand

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NZ$160,000 - NZ$180,000 (Annual)


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Espirita is thrilled to announce that we have partnered with various hospitals across the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand to recruit experienced Podiatrists keen to relocate. 

We are on an active search for dedicated and passionate Podiatrists to join our client’s dynamic healthcare service. This is a unique opportunity to expand your professional horizons while making a significant impact on patient lives in New Zealand. 

What will you be doing in this role? 
We are seeking dedicated Podiatrists who can fulfil the following responsibilities: 

  • Examining patients’ legs: As a Podiatrist, you would be examining patients’ legs to diagnose diseases.
  • Performing foot and ankle surgeries: You would perform foot and ankle surgeries, for example, removing bone spurs.
  • Treating sport-related foot and leg injuries: You would treat sport-related foot and leg injuries, like fractures.
  • Providing preventative care, diagnosis, and treatment: You would provide preventative care, diagnosis, and treatment of a range of problems affecting the feet, ankles, and lower legs.
  • Working with a team of people: You would work with a team of people including doctors, nurses, or on your own running your own business.
  • Managing medical office operations: You would manage medical office operations, from scheduling appointments to ordering diagnostic tests.
  • Broadening your knowledge and enhancing patient care: You would partner with doctors of differing specialties to broaden your knowledge and enhance patient care.
  • Prescribing, producing, and fitting orthotics and other aids and appliances: You would prescribe, produce, and fit orthotics and other aids and appliances.
  • Delivering foot health education: You would deliver foot health education.
  • Understanding the mechanics of the body: You would understand the mechanics of the body in order to preserve, restore, and develop movement.
  • Working with people in sports: You would work with people in sports to address sports-related injuries to legs and feet.
  • Using a range of equipment: You would use a range of equipment including surgical instruments, dressings, treatment tables, orthotic (inner sole) materials, lasers, grinders, shaping equipment, x-ray, and video gait-analysis equipment.
  • Undertaking a range of administrative tasks: You would undertake a range of administrative tasks such as ensuring stock levels are maintained and securely stored, and that equipment is kept in good working order.


 What are the requirements for this role? 

  • You will need to be a registered Podiatrist and have experience working in Podiatry.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills. 
  • You must meet the English Language requirement set out by the Podiatrists Board of New Zealand such an IELTS or OET exam (if applicable).
  • You must have graduated within three years and be registered in the country where you gained your qualification, or practiced within the past three years.


What is the benefit package on offer for this position? 
Embarking on a new professional journey overseas can be daunting. This role comes with a relocation package that is designed to ensure your move to New Zealand is as seamless and stress-free as possible. 

Here’s what it includes: 

  • Salary: Competitive full-time salary in line with New Zealand’s national salary agreement steps, guided by the length of your experience and skills.  
  • Accommodation: Settle in without a worry as 4 weeks short-term accommodation is provided for you upon your arrival in NZ, up to $10,000. 
  • Car Hire: Up to 4 weeks of rental care hire/provision is provided up to $5,000. 
  • Flight & Luggage Arrangements: One-way economy travel fare for yourself, your partner and children under the age of 19. If your family don’t want to travel immediately, this can be claimed up to 6 months after starting work in NZ.  
  • Shipping of Household Goods: Maximum of $5000 from Australia/Pacific, or up to $10,000 if from further afield.  
  • Airport Transfers: Airport transfer to accommodation on arrival up to a cost of $300. 
  • Professional Body Registration Assistance: We’ll guide you through the process of registering with the New Zealand Professional Body. 
  • Visa Application Support: Navigating visa applications can be complex, but our team is here to provide all the help you need. 
  • IELTS/OET Reimbursement (if applicable): If required, we’ll reimburse the cost of your IELTS or OET examination. 
  • Additional Perks: Stay tuned for more details on other benefits designed to make your relocation experience even better. 

We’re excited to assist you on your new journey and make your transition to working in New Zealand a memorable one! 

What are the next steps? 

We would love to hear from you if you feel this role could be a good match for you, you are interested in relocating to NZ, and would like to know more. Please apply to this vacancy by completing the application form attaching a copy of your CV, and one of the team will be in touch with you shortly to discuss things further. 

Alternatively, if you are interested in registering with us for different opportunities, please proceed to register your interest via our website and we will be in touch regarding positions that might suit you over the coming days. 

About Espirita 

Espirita is the global workforce arm of Acacium Group – one of the world’s leading healthcare workforce solutions providers.  

At Espirita, our purpose is simple: to improve healthcare by empowering individuals. With a global presence, local knowledge and expertise, and a commitment to excellence, Espirita strives to provide healthcare professionals with the resources and support they need to thrive in their careers and personal lives. 

Espirita does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, religion, colour, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, citizenship, or any other protected classification under applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

Espirita is proud to be an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer. Please note that our job adverts are correct at the time of publication, but some details and job responsibilities are subject to change.  

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