Senior Physiotherapist (505475)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 7, 2024
Medicine Full-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:

In the role of Senior Physiotherapist (Orthopaedics) you will provide optimal evidence-based physiotherapy to orthopaedic patients across the Royal Hobart Hospital. In this role you will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary environment to deliver evidence driven patient centred care and as a consultative resource across the acute care service. As a member of the Physiotherapy Musculoskeletal team, you will contribute to a culture of learning and foster leadership and innovation.

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

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time day worker (with on-call) position, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


$106,966 - $123,013 per annum + our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

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:

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

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 outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

For more information, please contact:

James Ruddell
Deputy Manger - Physiotherapy Services
Phone: 0461 526 122

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