Rehabilitation Specialist (Spinal), Burwood Spinal Unit, New Zealand

CLOSING DATE 2 December 2018

We are seeking applications from persons with FAFRM (RACP) qualification (or FRACP equivalent) to join the Burwood Spinal Unit (BSU) Team.

The BSU provides acute and rehabilitative services to people with spinal injuries and other spinal disorders.  It covers a catchment area from lower North Island to all of the South Island and is one of two spinal units in New Zealand.

Situated on the outskirts of Christchurch, Burwood Hospital is located in attractive grounds providing a range of rehabilitation services onsite.  There are general and neuro-rehabilitation services, Older Persons Health, Older Persons Mental Health and elective Orthopaedic surgery all provided on the campus.  The service enjoys a close relationship with Christchurch Hospital, in particular orthopaedics, plastics and urology, of which clinical services are provided to spinal patients at both Burwood and Christchurch hospitals.

Duties include participation in acute out of hours roster, ward duties, outpatients, outreach clinics, consults at Christchurch Hospital and teaching.  Participation in research activities will also be available and encouraged.  The spinal service is part of a wider adult rehabilitation service provided on the Burwood campus.  A close relationship and some cover and support to the general and neurological rehabilitation services within this cluster will be required at times.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Raj Singhal, Clinical Director Burwood Spinal Unit


 Phone: 64 3 383 6850

 A position description is available on request.

Where to find us

National Spinal Injuries Centre,
Stoke Mandeville Hospital,
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire,
HP21 8AL, United Kingdom

How to contact us

Tel: +44 1296 315 866


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