Senior Physiotherapist - Medical Services (Team Leader) (508325)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 1, 2021
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:


$109,108 to $116,218 pro-rata, per annum

Please note that access to the progression point of Year 4Q salary of $116,218 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 part time day worker working 60.8 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible until 11 March 2022.

Additional hours may be available


Royal Hobart Hospital – Physiotherapy Services – Team Leader.


Are you a passionate physiotherapy in the acute medical field? Do you have the skills, experience, and potential to provide contemporary evidence-based physiotherapy services as part of a dedicated multi-disciplinary service at the largest public teaching hospital in Tasmania, the Royal Hobart Hospital? If so, this is the opportunity for you. We provide a wide range of acute, sub-acute and specialised services at the Royal Hobart Hospital and in the community.

The Medical Services Team provides physiotherapy services and supports patient flow across the range of general medicine, medical specialties, acute stroke, oncology, older persons unit, rapid assessment medical unit and emergency department.

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from experienced senior physiotherapist in the clinical areas of either neurology, medical specialties acute geriatric services or rapid assessment medical units for a fixed term Team Leader (Senior Physiotherapist) vacancy.

As part of the Physiotherapy Medical 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.

The position offers:

• A focus on ongoing professional and career development with a healthy and sustainable work / life balance.

• The ability to work as a member of a dynamic and innovative team.

• The opportunity to provide leadership, supervision and professional support.

• An unbeatable lifestyle with stress-free commutes, spectacular rivers and beaches, pristine old growth forests and majestic mountain ranges at your doorstep and all the services you enjoy and expect of a modern capital city.

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 full time and part time vacancies.

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(image) Applicant Guide.pdf

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How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

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For further information contact

Elisabeth Pilgrim
Deputy Manager – Physiotherapy Services
Phone: (03) 6166 8101
Email: [email protected]

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