Physiotherapist - Advanced Screening

Salary Competitive
Town/City 4814
Payment type Per annum
Region Overseas
Contract type Permanent contract
Closing date
Hours Full-time
Job reference TV531014
Type of employer NHS
Name of employer Townsville Hospital and Health Service (Queensland Government) AU

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Vacancy details

Eligible Applicants who move to Queensland from an interstate or international jurisdiction to take up permanent employment may receive up to $20,000 incentive payments under the Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme


About your opportunity:

Permanent full-time / Location: Townsville

This position will provide expert diagnosis, advanced clinical skills and case management of patients with complex musculoskeletal conditions referred to Specialist Medical Outpatients (Neurosurgery and Orthopaedics) for opinion and management as part of the Physiotherapy Screening Clinics and Multidisciplinary Services within the Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS).

The ideal applicant will be someone who has proven ability and can demonstrate the following:

  • Clinical Expertise: Demonstrate expert level of knowledge, expertise and skills in contemporary surgical and non-surgical management of complex musculoskeletal conditions commonly referred to Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical specialty services.
  • Communication: Demonstrate ability to provide authoritative clinical counsel to key stakeholders as well as effectively communicate with colleagues across the multi-disciplinary team and clients.
  • Clinical Ability: Demonstrate ability to provide expert case management and consultancy across the multi-disciplinary team; act as an expert resource providing specialist clinical and educational advice on complex clinical matters across the THHS.
  • Leadership: Lead the development and review of physiotherapy and cross-discipline treatment protocols and related service procedures that support the continuum of care, high standards of care and optimal clinical outcomes.

Generous remuneration package value up to AU$167,587 p.a. comprising:

  • Salary range of $5395.60 to $5630.00 p.f. (HP5)
  • 4 weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, employee wellness and assistance programs, and access to corporate discounts.


  • Proof of qualification (Physiotherapy) and registration or membership (if applicable) with the appropriate registration authority or association.
  • Significant professional development and experience relevant to the physiotherapy management of complex musculoskeletal conditions is required. A post graduate Masters Qualification, Tier 2 APA membership or equivalent in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is highly desirable.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
  • Possession of class C drivers' licence.
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.


Enquiries:  Ben Phillips – 07 4433 4034

Job Ad Reference: TV531014


Application Details:

Closing Date: Tuesday 9 January 2024.



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