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What are we about?

At Foundation we offer our patients a personal, caring and effective service. We aim to provide the highest quality individualised hands on physiotherapy assessment, treatment and rehabilitation incorporating a range of diagnostic and treatment skills. We have the top clinicians in each specialist area so we can promise excellent up-to-date medical attention. We guarantee to keep up with current trends and new innovations to ensure our practice continues to be a leader in the delivery of sports rehabilitation services to the wider community and sports people alike.

five key values
Have fun!
Have fun!

All of us at Foundation really love our job. We create a fun working environment. While maintaining professional standards, we try and make sure our patients have fun during their treatment and rehabilitation.
We pride themselves on being a strong, dynamic, and an effective team that combine a multi-disciplinary approach to work together for the benefit of you, our patients.

WE GIVE A S#@T!
WE GIVE A S#@T!

This value is the foundation way of saying we care!! We care about your rehab, your goals and your challenges. Alongside that we care about each other and the Bay of Plenty community.

Balance
Balance

The Foundation team, like yourselves live a busy lifestyle so we continue to challenge ourselves and you to achieve the optimal work life balance. Family, Friends, Sports, Study and rehab are all important.

Leaders and innovators
Leaders and innovators

The clinic combines the expertise of qualified physiotherapists, sports physiotherapists, sports massage therapists and exercise therapists. We continue to challenge our staff to continually meet our high expectations and engage well with our patients and the wider community. We have an in-house mentor programme and a thorough professional development plan.

Team work
Team work

The Foundation team pride themselves on being a strong, dynamic, and an effective team that combine a multi-disciplinary approach to work together for the benefit of you, our patients.
We have a collaborative approach to treatment at Foundation which means that we are always working together to achieve better outcomes for our patients.

About About
TEAM MEMBERS

Our team are highly trained, dedicated and ready to help you get back to full health.

Team Member
Craig Newland
Physiotherapist & Clinic Director

I have been working as a physiotherapist in the musculoskeletal and sports industry since graduating from Otago University in 2005.
Find out more about Craig...

Team Member
Hamish Lockwood
Physiotherapist

Originally from Hamilton, I graduated from the University of Otago with a Bachelors of Physiotherapy in 2003, and spent two years working in the Waikato before travelling to the UK
Find out more about Hamish...

Team Member
Rachel Lambert
Physiotherapist

Originally from the bay of plenty I graduated in 2007 from AUT
Find out more about Rachel...

Catherine WIllis
Physiotherapist

I qualified in 2002 with a BSc Hons Physiotherapy
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Team Member
Lauren McDonald
Physiotherapist

I was born and bred in the big smoke Auckland. Growing up with two very competitive and active brothers, sports became a strong passion of mine from an early age.
Find out more about Lauren...

Team Member
Hamish Fox
Physiotherapist

Originally from beautiful Bay of Plenty, I grew up amongst a competitive and sports mad family.
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Team Member
Corrine Melrose
Physiotherapist

Originally from Wainuiomata in Lower Hutt, I graduated from the University of Otago in 2013.
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Team Member
Leigh-Ann Bennett
Physiotherapist

I grew up here in the sunny Bay of Plenty. My sport growing up was dancing and after fourteen years doing exams and performances of various types of dance including ballet, jazz, modern and contemporary dance, and working through my fair share of injuries, I grew a passion for how the body works and moves.
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Team Member
Ash Davidson
Massage Therapist

Originally from the Wairarapa but studies Massage Therapy in Wellington
Find out more about Ash...

Team Member
Rachel Scrivin
Dietician

Hi, I am a New Zealand Registered Dietitian (NZRD) and Advanced Sports Dietitian, accredited with Sports Dietitians Australia
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Team Member
Dani Carlyon
Administrator

Born and raised in Hamilton, I am excited to say I am now living in the stunning Bay Of Plenty working for the fun and exciting company Foundation Clinic.
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Team Member
Grace Kennedy
Sports Med Receptionist

Originally from Brisbane, Australia I recently made the move to New Zealand with my soon to be husband and our two dogs.
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Team Member
Vanessa Rogers
Receptionist

After spending the past 8 years as a stay at home mum I am thrilled to be back in the work-force working at such a cool and vibrant sports clinic.
Find out more about Vanessa...

Kim Gunn
Receptionist

Originally from Hamilton I am excited to be making the move over the Kaimais to live in the lovely Bay of Plenty
Find out more about Kim...

Careers with Foundation
Tauranga Based Physio
  • Are you looking for a job working with a fun dynamic and experienced team?
  • Do you want to work alongside other highly qualified physiotherapists, massage therapists, Sports Physician, dietician, mental skills coach and strength and conditioning coaches?
  • Do you want the opportunity to further develop your skills and work with elite athletes?

We are in need of another high quality sports physiotherapist.  Foundation Sports & Rehab Clinic is Tauranga’s leading Sports Physiotherapy and Rehab Clinics. 

Generous appointment times allow for an emphasis on manual/manipulative physiotherapy and exercise prescription.  We have several clinics across Tauranga, all of our clinics have great rehab facilities.  We have clinics based in aspire Sports Med located within the Bay of Plenty’s leading Health Club, Aspire Health and Sports as well as Mt Manganui’s newest athlete training facility, The Athlete Factory.

The position is permanent full time, however part time options will be considered for the right person.  There will be opportunities to work with various sports codes ranging from amateur to semi-professional. Start date negotiable, ideally as soon as possible.  Remuneration package TBC, with various options available, including allowance for CPD. 

We are looking for a fun, competent, hard-working physiotherapist with high work ethic, excellent communication and enthusiasm who is keen to learn and enhance their clinical skills. At least 3-5 years experience working in sports or private practice preferred.

All applications will be treated with utmost confidentiality.For expressions of interest forward your CV to Craig Newland: craig@foundationclinic.co.nz

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Location: THE ATHLETE FACTORY                                           

Hours: 20 hours per week                                   

                                

This Strength and Conditioning Coach role is to lead our General Population Programmes as well as provide support around our Youth Athlete Programmes.

In particular, the Coach will be responsible for the programming and delivery of the following programmes:

·        AF Fit

·        AF Strong

·        AF Move

·        AF Rehab

This position will be well supported by our team of Strength and Conditioning Coaches, interns and physiotherapists.

We are looking for an accomplished Strength and Conditioning Coach, who is personable, loves working in a team environment and is up for a challenge!

The Athlete Factory is Bay of Plenty’s only functional training facility designed to cater for children, youth, athletes and general population. 

www.theathletefactory.nz

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Ideally candidates should have the following skills and experience:

·        NCEA Level 3 or equivalent.

·        Suitable Strength and Conditioning or Exercise Science tertiary qualification.

·        Experience with delivering/coaching programmes or classes to general population.

·        Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Docs and Google Sheets. 

How to Apply?

Provide CV and covering letter by email to mike@insiderunning.com

Applications close Friday 22 March 2019 at 5pm.

Administrator

Location: The Athlete Factory

Hours: 20 hours per week

This administrator role is to provide administration support to existing staff at The Athlete Factory.  In particular this administrator will be responsible for greeting clients, taking payments, getting to know our clients and providing other administration support to The Athlete Factory staff.

Foundation Clinic is Bay of Plenty’s leading Sports Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Clinic.  Foundation Clinic operates three clinics around Tauranga, Aspire (Bethlehem), First Ave (Tauranga) and The Athlete Factory (Mt Maunganui).  Foundation Clinic has a new clinic opening in Papamoa in May 2019. 

www.foundationclinic.co.nz

The Athlete Factory is Bay of Plenty’s only functional training facility designed to cater for children, youth, athletes and general population. 

www.theathletefactory.nz

Inside Running Academy is New Zealand’s leading private international rugby academy.  Each year the academy hosts up to 200 rugby players from 30 different countries around the world.

www.rugbyacademy.global

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Ideally candidates should have the following skills and experience:

·        NCEA Level 3 or equivalent.

·        Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Docs and Google Sheets.

·        Experience with accepting payments, greeting clients, answering the phone etc.

·        Experience in the health sector or fitness industry would be preferred.

·        Experience with Xero would be preferred.

How to Apply?

Provide CV and covering letter by email to nicky@insiderunning.com

Applications close Friday 22 March 2019 at 5pm.

Sales & Marketing

Location: The Athlete Factory

Hours: 20-30 hours per week

This Sales & Marketing Assistant role is to deliver a sales and marketing strategy for Inside Running Academy, Foundation Clinic & The Athlete Factory.  The split between the three businesses will be seasonal

Foundation Clinic is Bay of Plenty’s leading Sports Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Clinic.  Foundation Clinic operates three clinics around Tauranga, Aspire (Bethlehem), First Ave (Tauranga) and The Athlete Factory (Mt Maunganui).  Foundation Clinic has a new clinic opening in Papamoa in May 2019. 

www.foundationclinic.co.nz

The Athlete Factory is Bay of Plenty’s only functional training facility designed to cater for children, youth, athletes and general population. 

www.theathletefactory.nz

Inside Running Academy is New Zealand’s leading private international rugby academy.  Each year the academy hosts up to 200 rugby players from 30 different countries around the world.

www.rugbyacademy.global

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Ideally candidates should have the following skills and experience:

·        NCEA Level 3.

·        Tertiary qualification of some description.

·        Experience with Google Adwords.

·        Experience with Facebook paid advertising campaigns.

·        Experience with sales phone calls.

·        Experience with running business social media accounts.

Key roles and responsibilities:

·        Manage social media for all three business units. 

·        Manage Inside Running Academy social media and marketing intern.

·        Manage google adwords accounts for all three business units.

·        Manage paid Facebook marketing campaigns for all three business units.

·        Manage sales and marketing processes for all three business units.

·        Report weekly and monthly on marketing effectiveness.

How to Apply?

Provide CV and covering letter by email to mike@insiderunning.com.

Applications close Friday 22 March 2019 at 5pm.

Academy Manager & Coach

Location: The Athlete Factory

Hours: 15 - 30 hours per week

This Academy Manager and Rugby Coach role is designed to initially assist with the delivery of the Inside Running Academy programme and then lead the programme from mid July to mid October.

The position is initially a fixed term contract but future long-term employment opportunities will exist based on performance.

We are looking for a qualified rugby coach with organizational and leadership skills to inspire young rugby players taking part in the Inside Running Academy programme.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and an awesome work environment.

Inside Running Academy is New Zealand’s leading private international rugby academy.  Each year the academy hosts up to 200 rugby players from 30 different countries around the world.

www.rugbyacademy.global

Key roles and responsibilities:

·        Coach 1 afternoon of skills per week (1, 2 or 3 x 1 hour sessions depending on numbers in academy).

·        Micro skills coaching.  Micro skills coaching 4 mornings per week.

·        Assist and/or run with the following:

o   PDP’s.  Complete PDP with player during week 1, review 4 weekly except where player has departed.

o   Exit interviews.  Complete exit interviews with all players at the conclusion of their final week.

o   Weekly meeting.  Run the Monday morning weekly meeting.

o   Inductions.  Assist interns with inductions of new players.

o   Monthly activity. Book suitable monthly activity.  Plan and co-ordinate with Academy Operations Manager.

o   Club and school placement.  Place players with local school and club teams in a transparent manner.

o   Alignment with Strength and Conditioning and Physiotherapy team.

o   Exit reports.  Write exit reports within 3 business days of the player departing.  Send reports to Academy Operations Manager for proof reading, before emailing reports to the player’s parents by Friday the week following the players departure.

·        Assist Academy Operations Manager as required.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Ideally candidates should have the following skills and experience:

·        NCEA Level 3 or equivalent.

·        World Rugby level 2 qualified rugby coach.

·        Experienced technical rugby coach.

·        Experience in leading/delivering to young rugby players.

·        Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Docs and Google Sheets.

How to Apply?

Provide CV and covering letter by email to mike@insiderunning.com

Applications close Friday 22 March 2019 at 5pm.

Who we work with
  • Golf Omanu
  • Foot mechanics
  • Aquaferns
  • Surf life saving
  • NZ Wasps
  • Otumoetai Eels Rugby League Club
  • MDK
  • Impact gymsport academy
  • Smiths sportshoes
  • Inside running academy
  • Aspire Health and Sports
  • Ben Williams - Cricket Coaching
  • Active mums
  • Mount Joggers & Walkers
  • THE ATHLETE FACTORY