Senior Physiotherapist - Outpatients (502067)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 16, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

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

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The Physiotherapy Service THS NW is seeking experienced applicants for the role of Senior Physiotherapist – Outpatients.

This role predominantly works in outpatient settings across acute, community and outreach facilities in the North West region of Tasmania. The THS NW Physiotherapy Outpatient Service supports the North West community through receiving referrals from a wide range of Specialist Services, complementary Allied Health services, Commonwealth Funded programs and General Practice. This referral base provides a wide range of presentations and degrees of complexity producing a diverse caseload and a rich learning environment.

Our health service has close ties with the University of Tasmania, the Rural Clinical School and with TAFE Tasmania. This provides opportunities for continued professional learning, student supervision and comprehensive clinical training programs.

What's on Offer:

Reporting to the Manager Physiotherapy Services, the focus of duties of this role are:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria for a full list of the duties.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day work position working 76 hours per fortnight

Salary: $96,689 - $114,391 per annum + 10% superannuation

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Current Driver’s Licence

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:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an application form detailing your experience, skills and knowledge through the addressing of the selection criteria from the Statement of Duties attached above.

Please Note:

For More Information

Sam Sammut

Position: Deputy Manager - Outpatient Services
Phone: (03) 6493 6250

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