Senior Physiotherapist (505475)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 10, 2023
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The role:

Within the Department Framework and in accordance with Agency Policy and Procedures the Senior Physiotherapist will, within a defined clinical team and/or other specified areas of the Hospitals South:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The team:

Seeking an experienced and enthusiastic physiotherapist to join our Rehabilitation Physiotherapy Team. Working across a number of sites around Hobart, the Rehabilitation Services Team include transition care, geriatric rehabilitation, palliative care, psychogeriatrics, and acute rehabilitation.

This vacancy will be based at the Repatriation site, working across two palliative care units. As part of the multidisciplinary team, the senior physiotherapist will work alongside medical, nursing and allied health staff to deliver evidence-based palliative care to inpatients. There is potential for this role to provide domiciliary care and to work elsewhere within the Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Team.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, part time, day worker position working 60.8 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $101,108 to $119,430 per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

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.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


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
  2. Postgraduate qualifications or working towards this in the identified clinical area

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. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

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

* Please note that our application process has changed. Refer to the attached Application Guide for information about the new application format.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

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

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Contact: Angelique Ferguson
Position: Deputy Manager Physiotherapy Services – Subacute & Community
Phone: 0427 392 584
E-mail: [email protected]

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