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Physiotherapist (COVID-19 Surge) - (Multiple Positions)

Casual Full Time Part Time



Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network (BHFLHN) COVID-19 Response Recruitment

Work type: Temporary for up to 6 months - Full time, Part time & Casual opportunities available

Classification: Physiotherapist Level 1 & 2-AHP1/AHP2

Locations: The positions advertised may initially be located at Gawler, Angaston, Mount Barker, Strathalbyn and Victor Harbor. Please be aware that we also have Hospitals/Aged Care Facilities located at Eudunda, Kapunda, Tanunda, Kangaroo Island, Gumerachaand Mt Pleasant and staff may be deployed to these locations as needed.

Salary: $64,519 - $96,329 p.a. (pro-rata), Salaries listed are gross base salary ranges only (this does not include any applicable allowances, loadings or superannuation).

Please note: Applicants must specify their preferred work location(s) in their 1-2 page covering letter and submit a copy of their resume.

Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network (BHFLHN) is seeking applications from Physiotherapists Level 1 & 2 who would like to support the COVID-19 Response within the BHFLHN. We are a unique peri-urban Local Health Network, located in close proximity to Adelaide.

We invite you join our dynamic team and to contribute to an environment of positivity that enables the provision of exceptional services and care to our communities. We pride ourselves on supporting and equipping our staff to provide safe, effective and connected services and care in their everyday practice, and the continuous development of a culture of trust, respect, integrity, collaboration and kindness across our organisation.

Summary of Position:

AHP1:Under the direct Supervision of an experienced Physiotherapist the Physiotherapist AHP1 will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. To achieve this, the Physiotherapist works as a member of the Multi professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, and utilizes a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment / therapy and evaluation approaches. Physiotherapists are employed to provide direct clinical care in the inpatient and outpatient setting.

AHP2:The Physiotherapist applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and/or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local rural / remote community. The Physiotherapist (PT) works under reduced clinical direction, and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Physiotherapist utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches including individual counseling, group programs, health promotion and community development projects.

Please refer to the Job Pack for Essential Qualifications.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time positions. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements available for these roles.

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory Criminal History Checks i.e. a National Police Clearance (NPC) permitting unsupervised work with vulnerable groups and a Working with Children Check (WWCC), and appropriate immunisation requirements. Those working in a Community Health setting will also need a NDIS Worker Check. Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as it is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting. In addition, a 2021 Influenza vaccination is required for work at an Aged Care site.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

Positions will remain open in line with our changing workforce requirements.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 782351

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Job Ad Reference 782351
Date Listed 29 December 2021