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Senior Physiotherapist

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Aug 14 2022

Senior Lymphoedema Physiotherapist – HP3

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Physiotherapy Department

Permanent and fixed term full-time and fixed term part-time positions

Salary Range: $99,819 - $110,398 (Plus Super) Pro Rata


About the role 

The Physiotherapy Department is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented person with exceptional interpersonal skills who is comfortable working in an environment committed to continuous improvement. An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic physiotherapist to become part of the dynamic and high achieving lymphoedema physiotherapy team, providing services predominantly within an outpatient setting.

The lymphoedema service functions as a hub and spoke model, providing outpatient services to over 900 patients annually. The service predominately operates from the CPHB outpatient department, however team members work across multiple sites, including health centres at Belconnen, Tuggeranong and Gungahlin. The team also supports palliative care services at Clare Holland House.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provision of lymphoedema outpatient services
  • Staff are required to work as part of a weekend service roster

What you bring 

  • Degree or Diploma in Physiotherapy (or equivalent qualification)
  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Registration or eligibility for registration on the National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register of the Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA)
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Highly developed skills in contemporary assessment, planning and management of lymphoedema and chronic oedema patients
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

Contact Officer for further information: 11:45pm Sunday 14th August 2022



How to apply

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

  • A 1000 word cover letter outlining why you are the most suitable candidate for the job and your availability to work in this position 
  • A resume (max 4 pages) highlighting education and qualifications; employment and work experience history; skills summary and key achievements; and contact details of two professional referees (at least one must be current or recent supervisor/manager).
  • Applications must be submitted through the online portal. Applications will not be accepted via email or phone.

    Note: The outcome of this recruitment may be used to appoint to permanent and fixed term full-time and part-time positions within 12 months.

    About Calvary

    We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.


    As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


    Why work for Calvary?

    Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:


    If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!


    Please note the following:

    • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
    • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
    • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role

    Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone

    calls from recruitment agencies



    Contact Officer for further information:

    Marie Coulombe

    Lymphoedema Service Coordinator and Senior Clinician

    Phone (02) 6201 6190



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