Senior Physiotherapist (Team Leader) (Women’s and Children’s and Lymphoedema) (508325)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 24, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Salary

$109,108 to $116,218 pro-rata, per annum

  • Please note that access to the progression point of Year 4Q salary of $116,218 is subject to successful completion of a relevant Master’s Degree as with Clause 10 of the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 4

Agreement

Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 17 January 2022 to 24 February 2023.

Please note that hours may be negotiated with the successful applicants.

Location

Tasmanian Health Service - Hospital South

Duties

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from experienced physiotherapist in the clinical area of women’s health, pelvic health and continence of applicants for a fixed term Team Leader (Senior Physiotherapist) vacancy.

As part of the Physiotherapy Services Team, the successful applicant will meet all of the selection criteria for this position and will possess strong skills or potential in clinical supervision, teaching and training, teamwork and quality improvement.

In the role of Senior Physiotherapist Team Leader (Women’s and Children’s, Lymphoedema) you will

  • Manage, provide high level clinical leadership for, and contribute clinical services to, the Physiotherapy Women’s and Children’s and Lymphoedema team. As part of this you will be responsible for the efficient and effective team operations in accordance with contemporary professional Physiotherapy service delivery standards. Clinical experience in any of the areas of women’s health, pelvic health and continence is desirable.

  • Work collaboratively with the Discipline Lead, Deputy Managers, other Team Leaders and Clinical Leads to develop, implement, support and maintain governance systems within this team and Physiotherapy Services THS-Hospital South.

  • Participate in ongoing service development and strategic management of the identified team/s in a multidisciplinary context, and in collaboration with other allied health, nursing and medical disciplines locally and state-wide.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

508325, 516229 Senior Physiotherapist (Team Leader) HP04 (July 2021) HR.pdf
508325, 516229 Senior Physiotherapist (Team Leader) HP04 (July 2021) HR.docx
Applicant Guide.pdf
Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

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To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Elisabeth Pilgrim
Deputy Manager - Physiotherapy Services
Phone: (03) 6166 8101
Email: elisabeth.pilgrim@ths.tas.gov.au

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