Great Southern - Albany

Vacancy Number: 2018

Physiotherapist

About the Role
  • Exciting new opportunity for a community physiotherapist as part of a dynamic state wide allied health team in the coastal town of Albany, Western Australia. In this role, you will be responsible for the professional delivery of physiotherapy services to clients to maximise their physical potential to achieve optimum independence and quality of life.

    Silver Chain is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and community care providers. Over the past year, we have helped more than 16,500 clients confidently live in their homes or communities.

    You will be responsible for providing a comprehensive and holistic assessments of clients to determine an appropriate care plan and planning and carrying out physiotherapy services to clients in need to ensure they are given the appropriate care. In addition you will also be responsible for maintaining liaison with families/care givers to ensure ongoing care for the client by providing support, counselling and education on client management and treatment and keep adequate treatment records to enable review of clinical activity and ongoing client care.
Experience & Skills
  • APHRA registration as a Physiotherapist
  • Relevant undergraduate and/or postgraduate qualification in Physiotherapy
  • Ability to develop relationships with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent customer service skills with proven, effective communication/problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Current Full Australian Driver’s License and access to a reliable and registered vehicle
What's on Offer
  • Full time position available. Flexible start date
  • Competitive remuneration dependent upon skills and experience
  • Home Garaged Pool Car or Travel Allowance of $.78 per kilometre for travel between clients dependent on circumstance
  • Smart phone and laptop provided to perform your work
  • Salary Packaging options – up to $15,899 tax free
  • Health Care benefits
  • Relocation assistance may be offered through Rural Health West.
Practice Type Aged Care
Full Time / Part Time Full time
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.