Physiotherapist (Kids Allied Health) - Carpentaria - Darwin

  • Join a caring organisation with a supportive team
  • Enjoy competitive remuneration
  • Make a positive difference to people’s lives

The Practice

Carpentaria has a committed team of professional staff who are dedicated to providing evidence-based and person-centred treatment and supports to enable Territorians with a disability to build a bigger life. Carpentaria employs high quality staff in a range of specialist disability support and allied health roles to support clients across our Carpentaria Kids, Adult Day Service, Support Coordination, Supported Independent Living, Adult Allied Health Team and Respite / Short Term Accommodation services. Recruitment to positions at Carpentaria is based on values, skills and qualifications.

The Role 

This role is responsible for providing Physiotherapy and key worker services to children aged birth to 18 years with developmental difficulties.

For a confidential discussion about this excellent opportunity, contact the Recruitment and Retention team:

t 08 8982 1010


Applicants are required to provide a current CV and contact details for at least two referees.

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary level qualification in physiotherapy.
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a paediatric physiotherapy setting with the ability to demonstrate clinical competency within the primary responsibilities described above.
  • Experience working with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft applications and Apple applications.
  • Current Ochre Card, Criminal History Check, First Aid Certificate and NT Drivers License.

Preferred Criteria

  • Registration as an Approved Prescriber with the Northern Territory Disability Equipment Program (or ability to obtain)
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications

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Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) offers support and financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment. For further information regarding these opportunities, contact a NT PHN Senior Recruitment Coordinator.


The Top End region is home to Darwin, Australia's only tropical capital city. Darwin is arguably one of Australia's most cosmopolitan cities with a population consisting of more than 60 nationalities. The greater Darwin area has a population of approximately 120,500 people. The city's multicultural mix is highlighted by its many exciting cultural festivals and weekly food and craft markets. There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained including the Deckchair Cinema, sailing, museums and shopping centres as well as being nearby Litchfield National Park for great camping and swimming. The region has a tropical climate with a distinctive dry and wet season.

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