Prosthetist/Orthotist, Darwin


Reference: 10758

• Department of Health
• Professional 2 Remuneration Package Range $90 367 - $108 123
• Fixed to 31/12/2017, location Darwin


The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Professional 2 Remuneration Package Range $90 367 - $108 123
(comprising salary $78 097 - $93 655, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)
Remuneration package would include professional development allowance

Prosthetic, Orthotic and Podiatry Department – Darwin
Fixed vacancy available to 31/12/2017

Provide effective and efficient Prosthetic and Orthotic client management in acute hospital and outreach clinical settings.

Ensure delivery of generalist Prosthetic and Orthotics services for adult and paediatric caseloads through timely, culturally appropriate and multidisciplinary team based interventions for a range of physical impairments as to facilitate optimal health outcomes.

Ensure a consistent and uninterrupted Prosthetic and Orthotic service by prioritising own and team workload and demonstrating effective time management.

Provide peer support and supervision of student placements as required.

Enhance the professional development of self and other allied health professionals using research, evidence based concepts and appropriate professional approaches.

Quote vacancy number: 10758

For further information please contact Simon Cavanagh on 08 8922 8241 or

Closing date: 1 March 2017


Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit

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Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.
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Location: Darwin

Work Type: Contract Temp

Location: Darwin, NT