Physiotherapist - Groote Eylandt, NT

QLD Physiotherapy
exciting opportunity in East Arnhem Land Community Health Role based on Groote Eylandt

Excellent remuneration of $110,000 - $120,000 (depending on experience)

Active Performance provides an inclusive, family environment, we value our employees.
• Role is based on Groote Eylandt with accommodation provided
• Great locally owned business with an enviable reputation
• Become part of our highly skilled, close-knit organisation that presents opportunities to develop experience across several fields and locations
• Opportunity to travel to seldom accessible remote locations within your role About Active Performance

The AP team provides Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy to clients across North Queensland, Cape York, the Torres Strait, and East Arnhem Land. We have staff based in Cairns and Groote Eylandt. Our clients include remote medical health clinics, NDIS participants, private physiotherapy clients and sporting teams.

We are purpose-driven to bridge the gap in healthcare that exists between the cities and rural, regional, and remote communities and deliver on our mission; “To empower our clients to lead healthier and happier lives by providing holistic healthcare in a culturally appropriate way.” We embody our core values of Integrity, Care, Trust, and Collaboration both within our organisation and in our service provision to every one of our valued clients.

About the Role
AP is seeking a Physiotherapist to be based in Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory.
In this role, you will be providing high-level physiotherapy, exercise therapy and health education to clients in the following settings:
  • Three community health clinics on Groote Eylandt alongside the local health team comprised of doctors, nurses community health workers and visiting specialists.
  • Two aged Care centres on Groote Eylandt for group exercise therapy
  • Up to 15 NDIS participants in the various communities on Groote Eylandt including the opportunity to provide “therapy on country” in some remote and seldom visited locations that clients reside in These services will be provided in medical clinics, aged care facilities, home visits and out on country ensuring that no two days of work are the same.

Duties in these specific areas include:
  • Provision of NDIS funded Physiotherapy supports to NDIS participants based in the various communities across Groote Eylandt
  • Clients will vary across the lifespan and will present a wide array of pathologies
  • Completion of therapy reports for NDIS participants. Community Clinics:
  • Provision of physiotherapy to community clients who have been referred by local GP’s and nurses to be seen for physiotherapy
  • Locations of therapy to be provided in various settings such as in clinic, home visits and on country Aged Care: - Provision of group exercise therapy and physiotherapy to clients of the community aged care centres Active Performance professional development and job role support include: - Internal professional development schedule - Weekly team meetings - Weekly one on ones - Twice yearly AP development meetings The Benefits We have put together an excellent remuneration package of $110,000 - $132,000 (incl superannuation) plus leave entitlements and a range of incentives including:
  • Professional Development allowance with individualised PD options driven by you.
  • Free accommodation in Alyangula township
  • Work vehicle (Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD) provided.
  • Work mobile phone provided.
  • Performance bonuses This will recognise your professional skills and rewards performance and productivity.

As further experience is gained, income will grow accordingly. Requirements Suitable applicants must:
• Have a Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy and be AHPRA registered
• Current Drivers Licence
• Current police record check and blue card or ability to obtain one
• Minimum 3 years clinical experience o Remote community health work / Indigenous Health work is highly desirable

Website/Position Link:
Contact Officer Name: Nick Kenny
Contact Phone Number: 0427547918
Contact Email Address: [email protected]