Physiotherapist (Mental Health - Orchid Inpatient Unit)

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The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Physiotherapist (Mental Health - Orchid Inpatient Unit) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 12 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Provide input into the development of clinical practices, procedures and protocols
  • Work cooperatively and effectively within physiotherapy and multidisciplinary teams
  • Attend and contribute to relevant clinical, professional and departmental meetings
  • Provide student education and clinical practice supervision to less experienced physiotherapists

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • A tertiary degree in Physiotherapy
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis and Hepatitis B
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed
  • Criminal History Screening will be required for new employees (GCH will cover cost) 


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Interstate/International candidates may be eligible(PDF) ( ) for the Queensland Health Attraction Incentive ( ) – up $20,000!


  • Permanent part time (38 hrs p.f)
  • Base salary ranging from $38.70 - $56.89 per hour

About Us

Provide clinical Physiotherapy services to patients within the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service in the Acute Older Persons Mental Health Unit and across other Mental Health clinical areas at Gold Coast University Hospital.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Friday, 21 June 2024

Gold Coast Health is committed to providing an accessible, inclusive work environment. Please contact the nominated person if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout this recruitment process.

Job Ad reference: GC570832

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.


11 June 2024
Location: Australia Queensland Gold Coast
Salary: As per State Award AUD per year
Work type:
Locum Tenens
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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