Physiotherapist

$70,679 - $97,028 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 23 Jun, 2022
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Health Professional Level 2
Salary: $70,679 - $97,028 plus superannuation
Position No: 55552 - 023T9
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 22 June 2022
Contact Officer: Klara Burgess on Klara.Burgess@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 0155

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

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.

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: CHS website

The University of Canberra Hospital (UCH), Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research is located on the grounds of the University of Canberra. The hospital, the ACT’s first sub-acute rehabilitation hospital, is part of Canberra Health Services’ network of health facilities designed to meet the needs of our ageing and growing population.

Brindabella Day and Ambulatory Rehabilitation Services (BRS) provides Allied Health led interprofessional rehabilitation and health promotion through a number of ambulatory and community-based services including Brindabella Day and Ambulatory Rehabilitation service, Motor Neuron Disease service, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation at Home, and the Falls and Falls injury prevention service, and the Post COVID recovery clinic.

Physiotherapists working in BRS provide short-term goal directed rehabilitation designed to enhance  clients’  independence, and ability to engage in activities and their community. They provide rehabilitation for persons with a range of conditions and injuries, including neurological disorders, amputations, musculoskeletal injuries, and chronic conditions.  BRS physiotherapists work as part of an interprofessional team and have very close links with other RACS physiotherapy services, with the opportunity to rotate into these services which can be based at multiple alternate locations.

All RACS physiotherapists provide high quality contemporary physiotherapy and patient centred care, in individual or group-based sessions, to achieve positive patient outcomes. Clinical and professional growth and development is supported by clinical supervision and well-established opportunities for learning and engaging in quality initiatives.

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 particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

  1. Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive.
  2. Displays critical thinking skills and forms defensible conclusions based on evidence and sound judgement.
  3. Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet patients’ needs.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Relevant registered or be eligible for general registration with Psychology Board of Australia under AHPRA qualifications and a minimum of 12 months paid work experience working professionally in Physiotherapy is preferred.
  • The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional weekend and after-hours work, with access to flex time.
  • You will need to understand how the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • You will need to fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and other related frameworks.

Please note 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 Police check.

Note: This advertisement is for one vacancy up to six months with a possibility of extension and/or permanency. A merit list will be established from this recruitment to fill any future permanent positions and/or temporary positions (with a possibility of extension and/or permanency) in a full time or part time capacity.

This position will be required to work flexibly across services / locations and participate in a weekend roster.

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

Note

This advertisement is for one vacancy up to six months with a possibility of extension and/or permanency.

Job Closing Date

08 Jul, 2022