Exercise Physiologist or Physiotherapist- Longreach

Job Classification
Exercise Physiologist
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$90k to $100k
Start timeframe
longreach QLD 4730
Posted By
Health Workforce
  • Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle!
  • Set yourself up for success throughout your career

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time

After Hours Requirements:  No

Proposed Commencement Date:  As soon as possible

Practice Information:

The organisation is a vibrant, leading not-for-profit provider of community and outreach-based allied health, mental health, aged care, wellbeing, and disability services. They have been providing services to more than 50 communities throughout regional, rural and remote Queensland since 1993. The practice harnesses the diversity, energy and professionalism of a large team of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. They share a commitment to cultural competency, providing a comprehensive and robust model of healthcare service delivery. You’ll have the opportunity to work in rural, remote and regional locations, be part of a supportive, multidisciplinary team and feel rewarded by the real difference we make in people’s lives. Grow, both personally and professionally, and set yourself up for success throughout your career!

Position Description:

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle, this organisation is currently seeking an Exercise Physiologist or Physiotherapist to join their Longreach team, on a full-time basis.

As a Physiotherapist, your main aim will be to assess, treat and prevent disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease by:

  • Administering muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to identify and assess physical problems of patients
  • Designing and evaluating treatment programs to address patients' problems
  • Treating patients to reduce pain, improve circulation, strengthen muscles, improve cardiothoracic, cardiovascular and respiratory functions, restore joint mobility, and improve balance and coordination
  • Reviewing, continually monitoring, assessing and evaluating programs and treatments
  • Assisting health and community groups to improve the health of individuals and the community by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability, and other health-related issues.

As an Exercise Physiologist, your focus will be on assessing, planning and implementing exercise programs for preventing and managing chronic diseases and injuries and assisting in restoring optimal physical function, health and wellness by:

  • Screening and risk stratifying to ensure the safety and appropriateness of exercise and physical activity interventions
  • Assessing a person’s ‘movement’ capacity in people of all ages and levels of health, wellbeing or fitness
  • Developing safe, effective individualised exercise interventions
  • Providing health education, advice and support to enhance health and wellbeing
  • Providing exercise intervention and advice for those at risk of developing a chronic condition or injury
  • Managing communication with internal and external stakeholders

There will be some travel with overnight stays required to provide outreach services to communities distant to Longreach. A vehicle, meals and accommodation whilst away will be subsidised by the organsation. Helping those who may not otherwise receive healthcare and support, you will get to see the real difference your work makes in their lives, allowing clients to live and receive treatment locally.

About the Team:

We love our work - so will you! Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution. Our teams come from across Australia, and include a wide range of ages, skills, and specialisations, so you’ll be working with the best! This variety enables us to collaborate in our treatment of clients and learn from one another’s viewpoints and experience.

Qualifications & Experience:

To be considered, you must:

  • Hold relevant tertiary qualifications in Exercise Physiology or Physiotherapy
  • Have current registration with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) or AHPRA or be eligible for registration.

Salary Information:  

$73,976 - $90,668 per annum plus super (commensurate with experience)

Other Benefits:  

  • Exciting opportunity for an Exercise Physiologist or Physiotherapist to experience working in community health.
  • Join a leading community, non-profit, primary health care services provider
  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900
  • Flexible working environment
  • 5 weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Annual return flight home
  • Paid professional development up to $10,000
  • Relocation assistance!  If relocating to the area, NWRH will provide initial shared housing to help you get settled; with an ongoing rental subsidy provided once you settle into your own accommodation!
  • Freedom to base your service on clinical need not funding restrictions.

About Longreach:

Longreach, a community that offers a range of authentic experiences. Longreach is a place that has limitless horizons, clear skies, beautiful sunsets and minimal traffic. The community welcomes you with open arms, and there is a real sense of community spirit. The community look after one another and there is always an open invite to the numerous local community events. Including endless country race meets, camping and outback experiences, country shows, and festivals. The Longreach community are always willing to have a laugh and share their stories. Longreach is home to the original Stagecoach, the iconic Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame, the Qantas Founders Outback Museum, as well as the Thomson River.

For more information on this position, please contact our team!

Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.

Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.

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Job Type
Business Type
Community Health Service
Job Title
Exercise Physiologist or Physiotherapist- Longreach
Salary / Pay Details
$73,976 - $90,668 per annum plus super (commensurate with experience)
Posted By
Health Workforce
Job Reference
JOB -10003145
longreach QLD 4730
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