Physiotherapy SA

AHP1/2 Rural Generalist Physiotherapist + New Graduate (multiple opportunities)

Rural Generalist Physiotherapist (AHP1/2) - various locations across Limestone Coast region

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network - Country Health Connect, various locations across Limestone Coast
  • Salary: $67,466 - $82,359 p.a. (pro-rata) - AHP1; $86,950 - $100,729 p.a. (pro-rata) -AHP2
  • Permanent Full Time & Part Time positions available
  • **New graduates are encouraged to apply**

Please note that this position is multi-classified as either an AHP1 or AHP2 and classification will be determined by qualification and experience.

Experience all facets of Physiotherapy, as a new graduate or experienced Physiotherapist, in a dynamic, energetic and growing team.

  • Financial incentives, including salary sacrificing and other provisions
  • Up to $13,000 reimbursed relocation costs may be available
  • Work/life balance - many sporting clubs, activities and social events suitable for young and mature professionals
  • Supported in Clinical Supervision and Professional Development opportunities, including New Graduate Support Program

  • Work in one of the largest Physiotherapy departments outside of metropolitan Adelaide with over 20 staff (including Allied Health Assistants)
  • Provide services as part of a multidisciplinary team to hospital inpatients (including orthopaedic, surgical, general medicine, high dependency, paediatrics and maternity, home and centre-based outpatients (adults and paediatrics), aged care, community palliative care, pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation
  • Rotational roles available to maximise experience and growth
  • Direct support from senior Physiotherapists with a wide range of skills and experience
  • Utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment, therapy and evaluation approaches to provide clinical services

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Enjoys new experiences and looking to join a welcoming and social team
  • Experience is not necessary, new graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Must hold a recognised qualification in Physiotherapy and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening


The Limestone Coast Local Health Network is surrounded by a world class wine region, outdoor adventures, and some of South Australia’s best coastline, offering a work-life balance like no other.

Your lifestyle
  • Relaxed and affordable lifestyle
  • Access to safe beaches, excellent recreational fishing, sailing and surf
  • Outstanding National Parks and great sporting and recreational facilities
  • Well-serviced with educational facilities, including TAFE and University campuses
  • Plenty of social activities including sporting clubs, music groups and great food and beverage experiences

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network provides a wide range of health care services to residents within the Limestone Coast region, covering a large geographical area which consists of the Upper and Lower South East, and extends all the way to the Victorian border.

Services include accident and emergency, day and inpatient surgery, aboriginal health, obstetric services, community health, paediatric and aged care services.

Our health facilities have dedicated, experienced staff who strive to meet the needs of the community by providing the highest level of health care within the Mount Gambier, Bordertown, Kingston, Millicent, Naracoorte and Penola areas.

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as diverse community groups and ages including, LGBTQI+, people living with a disability and other diversity groups. The LCLHN recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and consumers in being an employer of choice.

Click here to learn more about living and working in Limestone Coast LHN

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is. For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services is required to implement the Addressing vaccine-preventable disease: Occupational Assessment, screening and Vaccination policy in the workplace.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack.
Job ref: 847270

Enquiries to: Annie Paras, Clinical Senior Physiotherapist, 8721 1460, a[email protected]

Application Closing Date: 16 February 2024

847270 - AHP1,AHP2 Rural Generalist Physiotherapist & New Graduate amended.pdf
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