Part-time Physiotherapist

$97,177 - $102,397 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 20 Jul, 2021
Part time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Part-time Permanent

Closes: 05 August 2021
Classification: Health Professional Level 3
Salary: $97,177 - $102,397 (up to $107,476 on achieving a personal upgrade) plus superannuation
Position No: 27512 - 01WOI
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Contact Officer: Cassandra Tinning on or 0421097991

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

The Women Youth and Children’s Community Health Programs physiotherapy team have a vacancy for a part-time physiotherapist. We are seeking a physio who is skilled and excited to work with women in the antenatal period through to 12 months postnatal for reasons including: musculoskeletal issues related to pregnancy, birth, incontinence and pelvic floor issues, and mastitis. Babies from birth to 12 months of age can also access this service for torticollis, plagiocephaly, positional foot problems or delayed developmental milestones.

We love our work with the ACT community, and we are looking for a similarly enthusiastic physio to permanently join our team.


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:

Women, Youth and Children Community Health Programs delivers a range of health care community-based services to children, families and women. These services include support, education and information; counselling, assessment and screening; early identification and referral; and the delivery of public health programs. Services are delivered within a multidisciplinary context if not by a multidisciplinary team.

The Physiotherapy Service forms part of the Allied Health Team and sits within the Division of Women, Youth and Children. The Physiotherapy service is a community-based service which provides individual clinical services for women in the antenatal and postnatal period and for babies less than 12 months of age. The Physiotherapy Service employs qualified Physiotherapists with a solid background in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and women’s health and with paediatric experience particularly in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal and developmental issues for babies. Experience in developing and delivering group education and health promotion sessions would be a strong asset. Services are currently provided at Tuggeranong, Belconnen and Gungahlin Community Health Centres. The Physiotherapist service is part of the broader multidisciplinary services provided by the Women, Youth and Children Community Health Programs across the ACT and works closely with Maternal and Child Health Nurses and Allied Health


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 particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • 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:

  • Relevant Tertiary Degree in Physiotherapy and a minimum of 3 years (ideally more than 5 years) experience post-qualification with a solid background in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and women’s health, and with paediatric experience particularly in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal and developmental issues for babies.
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • 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:

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

Notes: This is a permanent part-time position available at (18) hours per week. The above full-time salary will be pro-rata.

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

Job Closing Date

05 Aug, 2021