Senior Physiotherapist

Position Summary

Senior Medical Physiotherapist

Health Professional Level 3

Physiotherapy Department, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Salary Range: $94,606 - $104,631 per annum (from 11 June 2020)

Full-time temporary position, 8 June 2020 - 18 June 2021

About Calvary

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB) is a 265-bed multidisciplinary, modern healthcare facility serving the ACT and surrounding community. At CPHB, our patients and their families expect a highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated workforce. Calvary staff pride themselves on 'being for others'. The patient journey is at the centre of Calvary's philosophy within our models of care.

About the role 

Calvary's Physiotherapy Department is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented person with exceptional interpersonal skills, who is comfortable working in an environment committed to safety and continuous improvement. The successful candidate will manage and deliver physiotherapy services within Calvary's general medical wards including the Medical Assessment and Planning Unit (MAPU). The role also involves the supervision of staff and students.

What you bring 

  •        Clinical expertise and leadership experience to manage and deliver physiotherapy service within Calvary's general Medical wards and MAPU
  •        Fosters best practice in a values-based organisation
  •        Has exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in the multidisciplinary team environment
  •        Has self-reflection skills with a desire to continually learn and to teach/mentor staff and students.
  •        Demonstrates a strong work ethic and resilience
  •        Is committed to work health and safety and continued quality improvement.

How to apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  • A cover letter (1000 words maximum) – Using the position description and points above as a guide, outline your suitability for the role, what you will bring to the Physiotherapy Department at Calvary and what you plan to achieve if successful.
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Contact details of two professional referees (one must be a current or recent physiotherapy supervisor – attached to CV).

Applications must be submitted through the online portal: 

Applications through email and phone calls will not be accepted.

Note the outcome of this recruitment may be used to appoint to both permanent and temporary, full-time and part-time positions within 12 months.

Closing date for applications:  11:45pm, 20th May 2020

Contact officer for further information:

Jason Whittingham

Senior Inpatient Physiotherapist and Student Co-ordinator

Phone (02) 6201 6***

Email ***************