Early Intervention Physiotherapist

$114,928 - $123,710 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 05 Aug, 2022
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Health Professional Level 4
Salary: $114,928 - $123,710 plus superannuation
Position No: 18678 - 02475
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 August 2022
Contact Officer: Shaun Archer on shaun.archer@act.gov.au or 0431 199 468

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


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: www.canberrahealthservices.act.gov.au

Work Health Safety (WHS) provides strategic leadership, advice and effective coordination and implementation of WHS management strategies, frameworks, and activities. The unit provides WHS advisory and support services and oversees the implementation of systems and processes that assist Canberra Health Services to become a safe and accountable healthcare environment.

The Early Intervention Physiotherapy (EIP) position is based within WHS. There are 2 physiotherapists in the team who provide injury prevention and management services to staff within CHS and ACT Health Directorate. This is a stimulating and challenging role utilising expertise drawn from multiple disciplines including Physiotherapy, Work Health and Safety, Ergonomics, Exercise Prescription and Education. Applicants should be experienced and highly capable in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and at least one other discipline mentioned above. This position would suit an experienced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist who is enthusiastic about this unique opportunity to take clinical physiotherapy beyond the clinic and into the workplace for advanced problem solving to enhance clinical outcomes.


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

The successful candidate will need to:

  1. Work independently and as part of a team
  2. Be adaptable to change

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • An appropriate Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy and eligibility for AHPRA Registration are required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience working professionally and a post-graduate qualification is preferred.
  • 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:

  • Be registered with AHPRA
  • Possess a current driver’s licence.
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of six months with possibility of extension and/or permanency.

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

Job Closing Date

23 Aug, 2022