Physiotherapist - Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln

Location: Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln
Salary: Salary AHP1 $65,487 - $79,942 p.a/AHP2 $84,399 - $97,774 p.a
Closing Date: Temporary Full Time (up to 30 June 2023)

The Physiotherapist (AHP1), with clinical support from the Senior Physiotherapist, is responsible to the Regional Community Health Team Leader for contributing to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community.

The Physiotherapist (AHP2) applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and/or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local rural / remote community. The Physiotherapist works under reduced clinical direction and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students.

As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Physiotherapist utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches including individual therapy, group programs, health promotion and community development projects.

The incumbent is able to reside in any of the following communities: Port Lincoln, Elliston, Streaky Bay, Ceduna, Wudinna, Cleve, Cowell, Kimba, Tumby Bay or Cummins. The incumbent will be required to provide a regional service to more than one community within the Eyre and Far North Region including those listed above on a regular and rostered schedule.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Being part of Eyre and Far North Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

Please note that this position will be filled at either AHP1 or AHP2 classification

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref:796902.

Contact Officer: Sophie Cohen

Contact Phone: 027 282 460

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