Position Details
Reference Number 22048
Position Title Senior Lymphoedema Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Award Classification ACTPub Hlth Prof 2013-17 - HEALTH PROF 3 YR 1
ACTPub Hlth Prof 2013-17 - HEALTH PROF 3 YR 5 CP
Salary $92,104.00 to $101,862.00 Per Annum
Hours 36.75
Job Advertisement

Senior Lymphoedema Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist (Health Professional Level 3)

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Temporary vacancy from 30 September 2019 with the possibility of extension and/ or permanency

Fulltime and part time candidates will be considered

Salary Range: $92,103 – $97,049 (up to $101, 862 on achieving personal upgrade) (Plus Shift Allowance and Super)


About Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB) is a 265 bed multi-discipline, modern health care facility serving the ACT community. At CPHB, our patients and their families expect a highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated workforce. Calvary staff pride themselves on ‘being for others’. The patient journey is at the centre of Calvary’s philosophy within our models of care.

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.


About the role 

This is an exciting opportunity for a physiotherapist or occupational therapist to join an award-winning lymphoedema service in a friendly and genuinely supportive department.


What you bring 

  • Foster evidence-based best practice in a values-based organisation
  • Are self-motivated, have a strong work ethic and demonstrate resilience
  • Practice self-reflection with a desire to continually learn and to teach/mentor others
  • Are committed to work health & safety and continuous quality improvement
  • Can work independently and collaboratively as part of a broader multidisciplinary team.

How to apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing with a cover letter outlining the following:


A cover letter (max 1 page) stating your suitability (using the position description as a guide) for the role; a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application
Current Resume
Contact details of 2 professional referees

Closing date for applications:  COB Friday, 26th July 2019


Applications must be submitted online via: http://www.calvary-act.com.au/career-vacancies.html


Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


Contact officer for further information:

Marie Coulombe

Lymphedema Service Coordinator and Senior Clinician

Email: marie-michelle.coulombe@calvary-act.com.au

Selection Criteria Essential: Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy Degree (or equivalent)
Essential: Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Essential: Evidence of eligibility to work in Australia (Australian or NZ citizenship, permanent residency, temporary visa with entitlement to work)
Essential: Completion of ALA accredited Lymphoedema Level 1 course
Essential: Available to start orientation/induction process by 16 September 2019
Essential: Willing to undergo pre-employment fitness to work assessment
Contact Person Marie Coulombe
Contact Number 6201 6190
Contact Email marie-michelle.coulombe@calvary-act.com.au
Closing Date 26/07/2019
Position Description & Supporting Documents
HP3 Senior Lymphoedema Clinician - Job description (June 2019).docx Open