$64,531 - $84,544 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 20 Jul, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 05 August 2021
Classification: Health Professional Level 1
Salary: $64,531 - $84,544 plus superannuation
Position No: 29654, several - 01X3A
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Contact Officer: Jane Hermolin on or (02) 5124 2154

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Position Overview
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website:

Physiotherapy within Acute Allied Health Services (AAHS) provides services to a range of clients in acute inpatient and specialised outpatient settings. This position rotates across inpatient and specialised outpatient services. Our Physiotherapists work closely with patients, carers, referrers, other health care professionals and multidisciplinary teams to achieve safe high-quality patient care.

Under supervision, you will play a key role in delivering high quality patient centred care and associated functions to support service delivery in clinical areas.

The overall functions of the physiotherapist under professional supervision include:

  • Promoting positive client outcomes through the provision of high-quality clinical services and health promotion activities in/across designated areas or units as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Promoting individual or group service delivery.
  • Applying knowledge, skills, professional judgement and initiative in the delivery of routine services.

Clinical supervision, and professional development is provided through team structures, clinical supervision sessions, competency-based skills assessments, on the job training, and internal and external professional development opportunities.

About You
CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

Position Requirements/Qualifications:


  • Tertiary qualifications (or equivalent) in Physiotherapy.
  • Be registered (or eligible for registration) with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia.


  • Current drivers’ licence.


  • The successful applicant will need to be available to participate in overtime, restricted on-call and shift rosters to support 7-day service delivery.
  • Have an understanding of how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in alignment to the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Comply with Canberra Health Services credentialing and scope of practice requirements for allied health professionals; and
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases

Note: There are two temporary positions available for a period up to 12 months. You will be required to participate in an overtime, restricted on-call and shift rosters.

For more information on this position and how to apply “click here”

Job Closing Date

05 Aug, 2021