Physiotherapy SA

Rural Generalist Physiotherapist - Port Augusta

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Port Augusta
  • Salary $67,466 - 482,359 p.a. AHP1 / $86,950 - $100,729 p.a. AHP2
  • Employment Full time - Ongoing Permanent

A great opportunity is available for a Rural Generalist Physiotherapist to join our dedicated Allied Health team in delivering a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community.

To achieve this, the Physiotherapist (AHP1) works as a member of a multi-professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, and utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy, and evaluation approaches.

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 community. working under a reduced clinical direction, the Physiotherapist may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students.

Applicants must hold a recognised qualification within the relevant allied health profession and be eligible for full membership of the relevant allied health Professional Association. For those disciplines requiring Registration, all requirements to maintain current registration must be fulfilled. For self-regulated professions it is desirable to participate in the professional associations accredited continuous professional development program.

Important Information
When you join our dynamic workforce, you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.

Port Augusta is located 3 hours drive north of Adelaide at the top of the Spencer Gulf. Often known as the "Crossroads of Australia", the junction of 3 major highways. A good-sized country town with real estate opportunities, plenty of shopping facilities, outdoor activities, local cinemas and many eateries. Walking trails, fishing opportunities, natural wonders and heritage sites to explore.

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Meet our multidisciplinary team in Allied Health
Looking for a change in scenery? – Allied Health
Come and care for up to 45,000 people living north from the Spencer Golf to the Northern Territory, within the Allied Health space.

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 are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: 25 January 2024

For further information and to apply visit search for Job Ref:855262.

Teresa Badenoch
Acting Regional Team Leader - Clinical Services
Phone: 8648 8327
E-mail: [email protected]