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Part time Physiotherapist

SA Statewide, SA





Part time physiotherapist required for at least 15 - 20 hours per week

This is a unique opportunity for a physiotherapist to join our current team of 6 staff in a highly respected private clinic in Adelaide. We have a clinical focus on lymphoedema and related general musculoskeletal rehabilitation predominantly following surgical and adjuvant therapy for cancers predominantly breast,gynaeclogical , melanoma and head and neck cancers.

Our clinic commenced practice more than 20 years ago and has been the leading force worldwide in the use of low level laser in the management of lymphoedema and related conditions, being involved in inaugural research in conjunction with Flinders University in 1998 and beyond.

We are a committed and supportive group of therapists that welcome a like minded physio with a passion in this area to apply. Due to an increase in clinic growth we are seeking an applicant with long term goals to join us.

Our clinic is unique in its service delivery structure with 1 hour standard treatment sessions that enable a high level of job satisfaction and great opportunities for developing mutually positive therapist /patient relationships as many of our clients require long term management due to the nature of lymphoedema.

We have an excellent referral base from surgeons, radiation oncologists , oncologists and other allied health professionals.

Remuneration is above award rate paid on an hourly casual rate .

  • Bachelor of App.Science in Physiotherapy with current AHPRA registration
  • Experience in Women's health or lymphoedema management an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills necessary
  • Manage a caseload using a variety of manual skills including lymphatic massage, joint mobilsation, myofascial and scar release and use low level laser ( photobiomodulation ) as part of treatment sessions. Previous experience using laser as a treatment modality is not essential.
  • Lymphoedema and laser training will be provided as needed
  • Hours can be somewhat flexible but must have some availability on Wednesdays , Fridays and some Saturday mornings.