All things hand therapy and upper limb health

We Are Now Hiring

You do everything with your Hands – We do everything to Heal them!

Early in your Career or Experienced Physio – Full time or Part time (min 24 hours) – The Hands Physio has a tailor-made position for you! The Hands Physio is looking to find the right person to join our team! The right person is someone who will enjoy working in our environment with our patients. We want you to be yourself and provide you with an environment where you are supported and can grow in your professional and personal skills.  

We spend a lot of our time at work, so it is important to enjoy our workplace and make it the best place to be! We believe in a lifetime of learning, where you face challenging situations to grow and develop but are provided with adequate support and mentorship along the way, so you feel safe, competent and confident. We desire initiative, communication and the ability to learn independently.

Key Requirements

  • A current APHRA physiotherapy
  • Current WWCC
  • Experience in hand therapy is advantageous however not essential
  • Valid Driver’s licence

About Us and Our Culture

The Hands Physio provides over 20 years of excellence and innovation in hand therapy to all people with a hand or upper limb injury.  

Our key focus areas are on:

  • Diagnosis – ensuring correct assessment of injuries to make an accurate, efficient diagnosis
  • Education – a patient gaining an understanding of the injury and healing process brings comfort, trust and commitment to their wellness
  • Treatment Programs - providing innovative, individually tailor-made treatment programs to ensure active involvement in their recovery

 

Benefits of Working at The Hand Physio

  1. Beautiful place to work with stunning views
  2. Fully equipped treatment rooms
  3. Above Award Salary and pay bonus opportunities (fortnightly and yearly)
  4. Flexible and Autonomous Work Hours – to help you develop a great work life balance. Make time in your day to catch your breath, pause, think.  
  5. Weekly Team Lunches – time to connect, laugh, celebrate the wins, show value
  6. Regular In-service Training – time to learn, discuss, grow, challenge, question
  7. Individual Mentorship a) Regular Patient Review Sessions – time to discuss challenging patients, doctors phone calls, referrals, insurance queries, AHR advice, IPC preparation.  Mentorship to help you grow, build yourconfidence and expertise and leadership in a supported environment. b) Availability to call and telehealth an experienced therapist anytime with any patient or query.
  8. Financial Support to attend Professional Development Activities

 

We believe in working hard and as a team, to pitch in and help others where required.  We value all people, kindness and trust. We support local charities such as 180TC, Compassion, Vision Rescue and School at Concord Hospital – work experience program and assisting with gifts to help encourage the students - as they have a very tough life. We also believe in developing the next generation of young minds. We work with The University of Sydney in providing clinical placements to final year and masters students with an interest in Hand and Upper Limb Injuries.

  

How to Apply

If you believe this is an opportunity for you, please send your CV and cover letter to:

[email protected] or call 02 9743 4672.

For Job Descriptions please email: [email protected]

 

Career Pathways

Early Career Therapist

New Therapist – Suitable for a new graduate or a physio therapist with 1-2 years’ experience.

  • Interested in learning more about Hand and Upper Limb injuries, both traumatic and chronic.  
  • They are provided with the necessary time to complete our 12-module signature program, while managing approximately 60% caseload of patients. Hold 80% retention rate of patients.  
  • They need to value professional development, contribute to tasks for efficient running of the practice, be an independent learner, show initiative and have good communication skills.

Experienced Therapists

 Minimal Hand and Upper Limb Experience – Suitable for a physiotherapist with three years or more experience.  

  • For the first three months they are provided with the necessary time to complete our 12-module signature program, while managing approximately 70% caseload of patients.  After this time, expectation is to manage independently and efficiently a caseload of approximately 80% time with a patient retention rate of approximately 90%.
  • They need to value professional development, contribute to tasks for efficient running of the practice, be an independent learner, show initiative and have good communication skills.
  • A pathway is developed to become an associate and then a full AHT member over a 5-year period.
  • Therapist takes on a specific task, according to their individual skills, to help the clinic run smoothly (ie back up, sick leave cover, exercises videos, in-service roster, equipment packaging, ordering stock, social media, google reviews etc).
  • Involvement in student supervision.

 

Hand and Upper Limb Experience – AHT associate or full member preferred.

  • Suitable for a physiotherapist with three years or more experience.
  • Expectation is to manage independently and efficiently a caseload of approximately 80% of time with a patient retention rate of approximately 90%.
  • They need to value professional development, contribute to tasks for efficient running of the practice, be an independent learner, show initiative and have good communication skills.
  • A pathway is developed to become an associate and then a full AHT member over a 5-year period, if not already a full member.
  • Therapist takes on a specific task, according to their individual skills, to help the clinic run smoothly (i.e., back up, sick leave cover, exercises videos, in-service roster, equipment packaging, ordering stock, social media, google reviews etc).
  • Involvement in student supervision.

 

Clinic Co-Ordinator

Experienced Physiotherapist

  • Suitable for an experienced physiotherapist with five years or more experience.  
  • Expectation is to manage independently and efficiently a caseload of approximately 60% of time with a patient retention rate of approximately 90%.
  • They need to value professional development, contribute to tasks for efficient running of the practice, be an independent learner, show initiative and have good communication skills.
  • A pathway is developed to become an associate and then a full AHT member over a 5-year period, if not already a full member.
  • Therapist is responsible for the everyday running of the clinic and student supervision. They bring new initiatives to the clinic, develops and support social media platforms to broaden referral base, develops therapists professionally both in therapy and in leadership, manages staff and build staff culture, co-ordinates clinic essentials.
  • General Areas of Responsibility: Patient Services, Staff Development and Management, Financial, Internet Presence, Property, Work Health and Safety, Purchasing, Information Technology and Operational Support.