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Senior Physiotherapist

The AIS is responsible for leading and enabling a united high performance (HP) system that supports Australian athletes to achieve podium success. The AIS Operations Branch provides the organisational platform to enable the AIS to deliver targeted, unique, world class programs from the Canberra and European Training Centre (ETC) campuses, to implement impactful and competitive advantage services to the HP system. AIS programs provide a multi-disciplinary approach targeting pre-elite athletes, complex athlete injury rehabilitation, the altitude house and support for National Sporting Organisation (NSO) camps.   As a Senior Physiotherapist, you will deliver high-level support through a performance health model in a multi-disciplinary team environment with a focus on pre-elite / performance pathway health problem, injury prevention and athlete retention programs. You will work with designated camps and associated AIS campus activities delivering high level physiotherapy support with a performance health focus. You will be someone who enjoys a varied and busy workload, as you provide support to identified priority projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team across the AIS, NIN and NSO. Using strong communication skills, you will engage with the national sport system to enhance the capacity and capability of sport and the system partners specifically in the pre-elite / performance pathway system.  Within the AIS Medicine team, you’ll be a strong team player working collaboratively, establishing and maintaining effective partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders to identify and deliver high quality business outcomes.In addition to the above, our successful candidate will have:Post Graduate tertiary qualifications in Physiotherapy and preferably in evidence based health and injury prevention.Registered as a Physiotherapist – Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA)APA Titled Sports PhysiotherapistDemonstrated experience of greater than 6 years providing physiotherapy treatment, injury rehabilitation and prevention programs.Demonstrate an understanding of clinical epidemiology and public health models of preventionDemonstrated success in working within a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to provide professional ‘leadership’ and undertake a ‘lead’ role, in ways that produce outcomes through collaborative partnerships, creating a positive workplace and broader sport relationshipsSalary range = $104,040 - $122,767 per annum = up to 15.4% superannuation.This role is available as fixed term contract until 18 December 2020.Employment benefits include free parking facilities and use of on-site gymnasium.Applications close 5.00pm AEST Friday, 30 August 2019 (no late applications will be accepted).Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.Job Description Australia - ACT ACT

Senior Physiotherapist

  • Work for Australia's strategic high performance sporting agency
  • Be involved in shaping the future of HP physiotherapy practices
  • Exciting, challenging and dynamic work environment

The AIS is responsible for leading and enabling a united high performance (HP) system that supports Australian athletes to achieve podium success. The AIS Operations Branch provides the organisational platform to enable the AIS to deliver targeted, unique, world class programs from the Canberra and European Training Centre (ETC) campuses, to implement impactful and competitive advantage services to the HP system. AIS programs provide a multi-disciplinary approach targeting pre-elite athletes, complex athlete injury rehabilitation, the altitude house and support for National Sporting Organisation (NSO) camps.   

As a Senior Physiotherapist, you will deliver high-level support through a performance health model in a multi-disciplinary team environment with a focus on pre-elite / performance pathway health problem, injury prevention and athlete retention programs. You will work with designated camps and associated AIS campus activities delivering high level physiotherapy support with a performance health focus. You will be someone who enjoys a varied and busy workload, as you provide support to identified priority projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team across the AIS, NIN and NSO. Using strong communication skills, you will engage with the national sport system to enhance the capacity and capability of sport and the system partners specifically in the pre-elite / performance pathway system.  

Within the AIS Medicine team, you’ll be a strong team player working collaboratively, establishing and maintaining effective partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders to identify and deliver high quality business outcomes.

In addition to the above, our successful candidate will have:

  • Post Graduate tertiary qualifications in Physiotherapy and preferably in evidence based health and injury prevention.
  • Registered as a Physiotherapist – Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA)
  • APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist
  • Demonstrated experience of greater than 6 years providing physiotherapy treatment, injury rehabilitation and prevention programs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of clinical epidemiology and public health models of prevention
  • Demonstrated success in working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide professional ‘leadership’ and undertake a ‘lead’ role, in ways that produce outcomes through collaborative partnerships, creating a positive workplace and broader sport relationships

Salary range = $104,040 - $122,767 per annum = up to 15.4% superannuation.

This role is available as fixed term contract until 18 December 2020.

Employment benefits include free parking facilities and use of on-site gymnasium.

Applications close 5.00pm AEST Friday, 30 August 2019 (no late applications will be accepted).

Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

Please download the job description and then hit the "Apply Now" button. You will need to upload your CV/Resume and then complete the online application form. The application form will include these questions:

  • Describe how your personal attributes will contribute to our team and enhance relationships with stakeholders
  • Referencing the job description, please describe why you believe you are suitable for this position
  • Please list your key relevant achievements

If you have any questions after reading the job description please contact Jennifer Cooke on 02 6214 7878 for a confidential discussion, quoting reference number JN 1686.
If you experience any technical issues please contact People & Culture on (02) 6214 1328 or people@ausport.gov.au

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