Indigenous Cadetship Program – Physiotherapy

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Metro North Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Temporary
  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    Government

The allied health cadet performs a range of clinical support activities and on the job skills development while engaged in formal full-time tertiary studies necessary to acquire an entry level (mandatory) qualification for employment as a Health Practitioner in Queensland.

Cadets are employed as a temporary part time employee to gain experience during their 12 weeks of work placement which is scheduled to fit around their full-time study commitments during the calendar year.

The cadet will work under the delegation and supervision of an allied health professional in the provision of effective patient care.

  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Flexible-part-time
  • Location: Brisbane – North
  • Contact Name: Natasha Willett
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 29-JAN-21

Under s105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, as an equal opportunity measure, the successful candidate must be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Physiotherapy Cadet at new specialist public health facility!

Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) is a new greenfield and digital, specialist public health facility which is due to open in 2020. It has been designed to deliver a range of new and expanded healthcare services to meet demand and increase patient access to specialist rehabilitation services, elective surgical and endoscopy procedural services.

STARS is a new 182-bed facility that couples complex rehabilitation and specialist elective surgical services and procedures in a planned procedure environment to provide patients with greater access to care in clinically recommended timeframes.

We are building a team to deliver exceptional healthcare at STARS for Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) – Australia’s biggest, best and nicest health service.

Based in Herston, STARS also forms part of the Herston Health Precinct – home to a collaborative community of 13,000 staff including clinicians and healthcare professionals, researchers and students.

Your Opportunity

  • Perform a defined range of clinical assessment and treatment tasks as delegated by the allied health professional and work under their supervision.

  • Initiate changes to treatment programs under the supervision of the allied health professional using results from standardised assessments, decision support tools, clinical pathways and/or patient guidelines.

  • Provide education to patients and their families on a defined range of topics.

  • Communicate effectively with all members of the team regarding patient care and progress, including relevant clinical documentation. Refer to and liaise with other care providers to achieve streamlined patient care.

  • Actively participate in professional and multidisciplinary meetings including case conferences and departmental meetings.

Job ad reference number: STR357651 Close date: Friday, 29 January 2021

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED