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Team Leader | Kaiārahi ā-Tira

  • Canterbury, NZ, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Full Time

About APM

We’re a diverse team of over 9,000 people across 11 countries with a shared purpose - to enable better lives. Our purpose is the common thread that lives in everything we do, and it starts with enabling better lives for our employees and their families too. In New Zealand, APM holds a number of contracts with ACC, MSD, NZDF as well as private employers to provide a range of services including Vocational and Community Rehabilitation, Pain and Injury Management, Workplace Health, Allied Health Intervention and Employment Services. 

Our work enables the people we serve to realise their ambitions and aspirations through sustainable employment, independence, better health and wellbeing, and increased social participation.

When you join APM, there’s an opportunity to grow your career in Human Services, across multiple global brands and geographies. You can expect a great work-life balance, extensive learning opportunities, networking programs and employee benefits. But most of all you can expect to make a lasting impact on the lives of others, who rely on our services.  

At APM we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures including indigenous peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with a disability.

About the role

Based in Christchurch and supporting a growing team of 8 Allied Health professionals across the wider Canterbury region, you will draw on your expertise and experience to lead and develop your team to ensure the delivery of customer and client KPIs and operational targets. You will have ownership of your client’s rehabilitation journey, and together with your team will support a range of clients in their journey as they return to work and life after injury or illness through:

  • Managing the service delivery standard of your own clinical case load
  • Providing your team with strong leadership, coaching, support, and development
  • Driving the team to deliver an outstanding customer experience
  • Building and maintain relationships with a range of external agencies as well as provide employers and insurers
  • Leading and empowering your team to truly make a positive difference in your client’s lives
  • Supporting senior leaders through exploring new business opportunities

Key skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualification in BHSc Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy
  • Current registration with Occupational Therapy Board of NZ or Physiotherapy NZ
  • Experience in a leadership role with a team of direct reports
  • Proven ability to deliver on KPIs and manage performance
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Awareness of cultural competency and an ability to work with diversity
  • Full NZ/AU Driver's Licence 

In return APM offers:

  • Flexible working options
  • Company vehicle (dependent on contracted hours)
  • Access to a performance bonus
  • Continuing Professional Development opportunities
  • Support from a national team including access to Clinical Advisors, Focus Groups and Special Interest Groups that offer support in clinical growth, development and networking
  • Reimbursements of both Annual Practicing Certificate and Professional membership
  • Wellbeing Program

Our mission is to create positive change and enable better lives.

Our whakataukī He waka eke noa – We’re all in this together.

Our values underpin our work – integrity, customer focus, respect, empathy, achievement, teamwork and enthusiasm.

If this sounds like you, apply online with your CV and covering letter.  Should you wish to have a confidential chat about the role, please contact Brianne Constantine on brianne.constantine@apm.net.au or +61 460 306 014.

Applications will close on Monday 8 August 2022 with interviews to be arranged for after this date.

You must have existing rights to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

At APM, we celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion for our team members, customers, and communities worldwide. We love that we are all different and value unique opinions, ideas, beliefs, perspectives and interests here at APM.

We believe no one should be disadvantaged by the differences that exist between us. No matter your gender, race, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability or social status, country of birth, age or religious belief, you are valued and respected for who you are, what you know and how you work.

APM is a place where you can bring your authentic self to work and be empowered to do your best work. 

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