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

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 6, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

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

In accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, Health Workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to
8 January 2022. Applicants are advised that the Public Health Direction applies to all employees of the Department of Health. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.


$111,672 to $118,949 pro-rata, per annum

  • Please note that access to the progression point of Year 4Q salary of $118,949 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


Allied Health Professional Level 4


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

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

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


Tasmanian Health Service - Hospital South


The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from experienced physiotherapist in the clinical area of women’s health, pelvic health and continence, or paediatrics or lymphoedema 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 or paediatrics or lymphoedema 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

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For further information contact

Elisabeth Pilgrim
Phone: (03) 6166 8101

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