Great Southern - Albany

Vacancy Number: 1620

Physiotherapist

About the Role
  • Seeking a motivated physiotherapist to join our team in the coastal town of Albany, Western Australia. Enjoy this historic town with trail walks, ample schools, great fishing spots and beautiful beches at your doorstep.

    You will work in a supportive team environment, in our busy private practice consisting of 5 experienced physiotherapists. This role is predominately musculoskeletal based, utilising a wide range of techniques including manual therapy, dry needling, electrotherapy, exercise management, hydrotherapy, womens and mens health, workpalce rehabilitation and postural rehabilitation. We are the only practice in Albany that has an onsite hydroherapy pool maintained to a warm 34 degrees year round. Our practice also has a rehabilitation gym onsite for both clients and staff to use.
Experience & Skills
  • APHRA regsitration as a physiotherapist
  • Undergraduate/ postgraduate degree in physiotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy Rescue Award(can be obtained if new graduate)
  • Working with Children Clearance
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to be able to interact and build rapport with patients of diverse ages
  • Private practice experience would be highly regarded ( not essential)
  • Australian working rights
What's on Offer
  • Permanent Part time position of minimum 2 days per week (12 hours) with the potential to become full time for the right candidate
  • Competitive remuneration, plus commission
  • 9.5% superannuation and leave entitlements
  • Flexible working hours, promoting work life balance and giving you ample time to explore Albany and surrounding areas
  • Onsite supervision of hydrotherapy by our team of experienced physiotherapists
  • Structured PD every 2 weeks for an hour with in house training from senior staff with over 30 years experience
  • Mentoring for Pilates training using equipment for rehab reformer/trapeze table/standing reformer structured for new graduates
  • Access to elearning- online lectures viewed as a team and then reviewed in house as ateam
  • Subsidised PD up to $500 per annum for full time contracted employees to completed courses such as dry needling
  • Additional Rent and Relocation Assistance may be provided to eligible applicants through Rural Health West
Practice Type Private Practice
Full Time / Part Time Part time
Days / Hours Minimum 12 hours
Map of Great Southern

Great Southern

The Great Southern region, located south-east of Perth, covers an area of approximately 87,000 square kilometres and has a population of about 80,000 people.

The regional centre is the historic port town of Albany, which has one of the best natural anchorages in the southern hemisphere. Other centres include Denmark, a popular coastal holiday town, as well as the agricultural centres of Katanning and Mount Barker. The Great Southern is a burgeoning area of Western Australia, combining as it does a spectacular coastline that sweeps into quiet coves and protected inlets with a lush interior that has proved a perfect growth area for viticulture with a growing reputation in cool climate premium wine production. The oceans here provide food and protected waters for dolphins, seals and whales whilst the rural areas of the region have become a focus for two-legged lovers of gourmet foods.

There are over 70 doctors working across 24 practices throughout the region. Nine of these are solo practitioner practices.