First listed on: 10 May 2022

Outreach Physiotherapist - Homeless Services Cluster

  • Part-Time, 0.6 EFT
  • On-going position
  • Access to Salary Packaging and great staff benefits

About us

cohealth leads the way in reducing health and social inequity in partnership with people and the communities in which they live. We are committed to providing inclusive and culturally safe health services that protect the human rights of all people of all gender identities, sexualities, ages, cultural backgrounds, faiths and abilities.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued and people experience a feeling of belonging.

Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their roles. That's why we're committed to enabling staff's full participation through promoting workplace flexibility and the provision of reasonable adjustments.

About the role

The Outreach Physiotherapist will provide high-quality site based and outreach physiotherapy services to people with a history or at risk of homelessness and people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Communities. This will include providing comprehensive physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment, and providing health education, advocacy, and health promotion for the client group.

The service model includes scheduled and drop-in clinical appointments, community outreach engagement, offsite clinics, individual and group-based education sessions, and involvement in various community-based programs.

Additional information can be found in the Position Description attached on the cohealth careers page.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Physiotherapist
  • Understanding of the principles of chronic disease management.
  • A detailed understanding of the Social Determinates of Health and Trauma Informed Care Practices.
  • Experience as a Physiotherapist in a Community Health environment and/or demonstrated experience working with marginalised communities, including people who have a history of homelessness and multiple and complex needs.
  • Experience in the undertaking, supporting and coordinating assertive outreach and group activities.
  • An ability to establish respectful and professional relationships with clear boundaries with service users, staff and partner organisations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and experience in healthcare quality improvement activities.

Why join us?

As part of our team, you will thrive through a culture of professional growth, workplace flexibility and staff health & wellbeing initiatives, a flexible roster and hours to provide a work-life balance.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Ben Quinn by email on

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5942357.

Applications close 25 May 2022.


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