Senior Physiotherapist (Team Leader) (508325)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 13, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


Senior Physiotherapist - Team Leader Musculoskeletal

The role:

As Team leader you will provide high level clinical leadership and contribute clinical services to the Physiotherapy Services Musculoskeletal Team. You will be responsible for efficient and effective team operations to support our mission to optimise the health and wellbeing of all Tasmanians through high-quality care. As a leader with significant impact, you will embody the services values of teamwork, integrity and care for people.

You will participate in ongoing service development and strategic management of the Musculoskeletal Team in a multidisciplinary context, and in collaboration with other allied health, nursing, and medical disciplines locally and state-wide. As a member of the Physiotherapy Service, you will contribute to a learning culture and foster leadership, innovation and evidence driven patient care.

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

The team:

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic senior physiotherapist to lead our Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Team.

The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Team is one of six integral teams within the Physiotherapy Service that supports the patients journey through the THS-HS health system from inpatients to outpatients. This team includes the clinical areas of Emergency Medicine, Rheumatology, persistent pain, specialist surgical outpatients’ clinics, hands, burns and plastics and orthopaedic inpatients. These are staffed by a combination of clinical leads, senior staff, rotational staff and allied health assistants.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $116,616 to $124,147 pro-rata, per annum + 11% 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:

Professional Development Allowance of up to $1000 per annum

Please note that access to salaries beyond $122,908 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme

Salary range is in accordance with the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement No. 2 of 2022


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualification/program of study approved by the Physiotherapy Board of Australia
  2. 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:
  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.

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:

For more information (Contact Officer)

Elisabeth Pilgrim

Position: Deputy Manager - Physiotherapy Services
Phone: (03) 6166 8101

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