Position Details
Reference Number 19123
Position Title Physiotherapist - 6 Month Contract
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement AH - Allied Health Enterprise Agreement - Allied Health - Level 2
AH - Allied Health Enterprise Agreement - Allied Health - Level 3
Position Summary

We’re seeking a Physiotherapist to join our Allied Health Team at The Wesley Hospital in a full-time, 6-month contract position. 


For generations of Queenslanders, The Wesley Hospital has provided care through life’s journey — from birth into childhood, to adulthood and to end of life. As one of Australia’s iconic and largest private, not-for-profit hospitals, we’re proud of the valued role we play in the Queensland community. Here, more than 800 Visiting Medical Practitioners and 2,000 staff come together to provide care for our community.


Our team of allied health professionals assist patients through a variety of admitted programs and outpatient services to achieve the best possible outcomes in their rehabilitation and recovery. Our team includes Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists, Phycologists, Speech Pathologists, Social Workers and Dieticians. We offer a wide variety of services including Women’s and Men’s Health, Outpatient, Rehabilitation and Persistent Pain.


The Role:


Due to planned leave and mandatory training dates across our team, we have an opportunity for a Physiotherapist to support our team in a full-time, 6-month contract position.


Joining our Allied Health team as a Physiotherapist, you will work with patients to maximise their physical potential and restore movement and function, providing treatment integral to recovery from surgery, illness and injury. 


With a focus on delivering high-quality, clinical care to patients within an acute setting, you’ll recognise the importance of multi-disciplinary approaches to rehabilitation; bringing an open, collaborative approach to patient-centred care.


As a Level 3 position, you will also provide clinical practice development and training opportunities to less experienced Allied Health staff, Assistants and students and contribute to the ongoing development of Allied Health services in collaboration with colleagues in similar roles and senior clinical staff.


You will need:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in an acute tertiary hospital
  • Relevant qualifications and AHPRA registration
  • Experience in Orthopaedics, Cardio/Respiratory, General medical and Neuro/Rehab (desirable)
  • Commitment to teamwork and high-level communication skills Strong, evidence-based clinical practice and problem-solving skills


What we offer:


Together with Buderim Private Hospital, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital and St Stephens Hospital, we are part of UnitingCare, the largest not-for-profit provider of healthcare and community services in the state, and home to over 17, 000 employees and 9, 000 volunteers.


Our mission is to improve the health of individuals and their families. We differentiate ourselves by living out our values to optimise patient care and experience through committed and inspired leadership and the dedication of our people. We believe in rewarding and recognising our people through:

  • Not-for-profit salary packaging options: allocate up to $15,900 of your pre-taxable income to everyday expenses, increasing take-home pay
  • One-on-one support from pastoral care team & employee assistance programs
  • Retail, Health Insurance and Gym Membership Discounts
  • Access to non-taxable meal & entertainment card
  • Hospital admissions discounts
  • Additional paid parental leave, education leave & additional leave purchases.
  • Discounted onsite parking
  • Flexible work environments, including family-friendly rostering



  • Level 2: $39.46 - $48.50 p/h (FTE $77,972 - $95,836)
  • Level 3: $50.78 - $54.84 p/h (FTE $100,341 - $108,363)
  • + Super + $15,900 NFP Salary Packaging Value + Shift Penalties/Allowances + Subsidised Onsite Staff Parking


Apply Now:


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.


Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care's vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care's mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment. 


Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Selection Criteria Essential: A minimum 2 years experience in an Acute Tertiary hospital
Essential: Experience in Orthopaedics, Cardio/Respiratory, General medical and Neuro/Rehab is desirable
Essential: Are you currently AHPRA registered?
Contact Person Lisa Haigh
Contact Number 0417156960
Contact Email lisa.haigh@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 24/05/2022
Position Description
Physiotherapist Level 2 PD Wes SA 2021.pdf Open
Physiotherapist - Level 3 - newly renewed example 2020.pdf Open
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