Position Details
Reference Number 20763
Position Title Physiotherapy Assistant
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Health Care Kogarah
Award Classification NSW Pub - HSU - Technical Assistant G1 Yr 1
NSW Pub - HSU - Technical Assistant G1 Yr 3
Salary $25.88 to $26.99 Per Hour
Hours 38
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Calvary Health Care Kogarah


Physiotherapy Assistant 

  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role

The Physiotherapy Assitant will assist a registered physiotherapist in the implementation of therapeutic interventions to clients admitted to the Rehabilitation and Aged Services at Calvary Health Care, Kogarah (CHCK).  This includes the implementation of exercise programs and/ or hydrotherapy programs and is also involved in the personal care and supervision of clients attending physiotherapy services.

This position is rotational and the incumbent will rotate between the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Day Rehabilitation Unit / Hydrotherapy Pool and the Transitional Aged Care Program.  When working in Inpatients the incumbent will be expected to work a regular Saturday shift, and other times while Saturdays may not be regular they may be requested to fill a Saturday shift to cover leave.

At any stage the incumbent of this position may also be requested to work in other physiotherapy units or a Saturday shift within the CHCK Physiotherapy Department.



This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. 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: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/


About Calvary

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.


How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

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.

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


Selection Criteria Essential: 1. Cert III / IV Allied Health Assistant qualification or relevant qualifications in Health Related Field, relevant work experience and a willingness to work toward certification.
Essential: 2. Ability to work within the Mission and Values of Calvary Health Care Kogarah
Essential: 3. Experience working in rehabilitation
Essential: 4. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
Essential: 5. Experience working within a multidisciplinary team
Essential: 6. Ability to learn basic computer skills and databases including Microsoft office.
Essential: 7. Current Level 1 First aid certificate and current Class C driver’s licence.
Essential: 8. Current Working with Children Check
Contact Person Lynelle Bartram
Contact Email lynelle.bartram@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 18/12/2018
Position Description & Supporting Documents
Physiotherapy asistant JD with KPI 2018.pdf Open
PT AHA PD Accountabilities.pdf Open