Physical Health Worker - Royal Flying Doctor Service (Multiple locations)

Royal Flying Doctor Service

Location: Tasmania - Statewide       Occupation: Exercise Physiology, Other       Position Type: Full Time, Part Time, Casual / Contract / Locum      

Would you like to work for one of Australia’s best known health providers? The Royal Flying Doctor Service is seeking expressions of interest from allied health professionals to fill multiple roles in rural Tasmania. This is your chance to make a change and make a difference in a rural community!

The Position

Are you an Exercise physiologist or physical health worker with a Bachelor of Health Science or Exercise Science? Or in another related allied health role? Well here is your chance to make the move and join a leading primary health provider in Tasmania.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is seeking to recruit allied health professionals with experience in musculoskeletal and/or cardiopulmonary rehabilitation to join their primary health team. These roles are responsible for improving health outcomes for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cardiovascular disease, chronic musculoskeletal disorders, mental illness and dementia and to improve their quality of life. The provision of services will be delivered in an outreach capacity and via Telehealth. Experience in exercise programming is essential.

Multiple positions are available and both full time and part time arrangements will be considered. These health worker positions are for an initial period until 30th June 2021 and remuneration will be based on qualifications and experience (Health Professionals & Support Services Award).

The benefit of working with an organisation like the Royal Flying Doctor Service is that you will be provided with all the tools, training, and processes needed to succeed in your role. A laptop, iPad, phone and office will be provided for you.

These roles will suit those who enjoy being busy, managing their caseloads and administration, and those that are driven working autonomously on a daily basis (there will be no shortage of patients as it is a free service) and you will still have the benefits of a wider team.

The Organisation

Working with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Tasmania you will be joining a team of dedicated professionals providing health care to people living and working in rural and remote Australia. The RFDS provide free primary health care services and deliver them directly to community members to meet their needs.

Reporting to the Manager, Primary Health Care and working with the Team Leader Physical and Rural Health this position is part of a greater team in Tasmania, including an exercise physiologist, physiotherapist and Rural Health Worker. You will have the support of this team, with regular staff meetings, access to clinical support/ advice and team professional development opportunities. There is an amazing culture throughout this team of like minded individuals.

As well as this you will be part of a greater state-wide team of health professionals and a charitable national organisation with an impeccable reputation, synonymous with rural healthcare.

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is committed to equal employment opportunities, ethical practices and the principles of cultural diversity. The RFDS encourages people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander backgrounds to apply.

What's on offer?

We have already mentioned the great team and the chance to improve health outcomes in rural communities throughout Tasmania, but you will also be paid a generous salary without all the stress of a private practice or your own business to run. Salary sacrifice, superannuation and holiday leave are all taken care of.

There is also the option to access paid professional development or you may be eligible to apply for a Health Workforce Scholarship through HR+.

Application Instructions

Don’t delay, enquire now!

Please contact:

Zoe Page – Rural and Physical Health Team Lead, for a copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria. Cover letter, CV and all applications must address the selection criteria.

0447 388 755

Applications close COB Thursday 13th August 2020 and we will progressively shortlist applicants for interview as expression of interest are received.

Date advertised: Thursday 30th July 2020
Tasmania - Statewide

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