About the Role

Physiotherapists evaluate and treat people with a range of physical problems to prevent disorders caused by injury or disease. The role is to help people reduce pain, increase movement, repair body damage and improve clients’ quality of life.

Physiotherapists work at hospitals, private clinics, sports facilities, community health, disability services, early intervention, paediatrics and aged care facilities.

Key industries for employment opportunities: Health Care and Social Assistance.

Salary Expectation: $80,000 (average annual salary)

Qualifications, Training, Licenses

Bachelor of Physiotherapy or Bachelor of Applied Science.

All Physiotherapists must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

All Physiotherapists must participate in continuing professional development (CPD).

Knowledge & Capabilities

Assess and diagnose health conditions and movement disorders.
Able to operate and properly apply equipment for treatment.
Conduct appropriate therapy in treating patients (exercise, heat/cold, massage, manipulation, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, ultraviolet, infra-red light and ultrasound).
Design appropriate program of prevention and treatment.
Experience with recording treatments and report writing.
Strong communication skills towards patients and other health professionals.
Prescribe exercises and physical aides to help improve mobility and movement.
Consult, instruct and recording treatments along with patient progress follow up.

World Capabilities

Customer Centric

Socially Intelligent

Collaborative Connector

Critical Thinker

Pathway - Formal

Bachelor of Physiotherapy or Bachelor of Applied Science