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Hand Therapy Traineeship - Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist - Territory Hands

  • Are you looking for an exciting graduate opportunity based in the Northern Territory?
  • Have you got a passion and desire to specialise in hand therapy?
  • Do you want to establish your career?

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Rural Workforce Agency Northern Territory (RWA NT) are excited to be working with Territory Hands to find a highly driven new graduate from either the Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist field. Territory Hands is the Northern Territory’s only practice that exclusively treats hands injuries and conditions. Working with a team who pride themselves on providing high quality treatment you will be exposed to a wealth of experience and an invaluable start to your professional career. If you are a new graduate Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist and have a passion or desire to work in hand therapy, then this really is an outstanding opportunity.

This position is based at the tropical Top End of Australia in Darwin. The city and surrounds have multiple accommodation options for single applicants as well as for families. There are multiple shopping centres, restaurants and cafes, events and activities and top-level sport facilities. With all the great amenities the Territory can offer it also has wildlife parks, world-class fishing spots, and sensational waterfall and camping destinations. Partnered with a fantastic professional development opportunity the Northern Territory is a great place to live.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

  • Provision of hand therapy services.
  • Assessment and treatment of clients; including goal and treatment planning.
  • Reassessment and progression of treatment and client education.
  • Work cohesively within the team to assist with the smooth running of Territory Hands.

Essential Criteria

  • You will have an appropriate tertiary level qualification in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy.
  • You are newly graduated or physiotherapist or occupational therapist.
  • You have AHPRA registration (or eligible to obtain it).
  • You have appropriate Professional Indemnity Insurance.
  • You have undergone a Police Check.
  • You hold a “Working with children’s card (Ochre Card or equivalent).
  • You are dedicated and focused on providing high levels of service.

What’s in it for you?

  • Base salary of $63,232 plus 9.5% superannuation.
  • Generous professional development allowance per annum.
  • Two-week intensive training program – valued at $3,300.
  • 38-hour working week.
  • 4 weeks annual leave.
  • 5 days study leave per annum.
  • Opportunity to work with therapists who have extensive hand therapy experience.

Please note, your application should include:

  • Current CV with two contactable referees
  • A 5 min video telling us the “why” of your application. Please contact Tom at RWA NT regarding upload of this file
  • The results of these two questionnaires. Please screenshot the results and attach to your application: The 16 Personalities Test: and The Grit Scale:

If you are a New Graduate in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy looking for a change of scenery and seeking an opportunity to develop your career, we would love to hear from you!

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If you want to find out more about this unique opportunity or to find out other opportunities within Allied Health Industry in the Northern Territory, please contact Tom Richmond on 08 8982 1070 for a confidential discussion.

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