Team Leader - Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service

REQ132514 Requisition #

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 8 November 2020

Facility: Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Service
Position Classification: Physiotherapist Lvl 4
Remuneration: $108,678.00 - $111,394.00 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ132514

Applications close: 20 October  2019

What you'll be doing


The Team Leader for the Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention (ORP) Service will also work as a Fracture Liaison Coordinator, working with and overseeing a multidisciplinary team throughout the District wide service. 
The service will provide chronic care services to people who have been identified as sustaining a minimal trauma fracture and who are suspected of having osteoporosis.  This will include providing comprehensive bone health assessments; health education on refracture risk, osteoporosis and chronic disease management; empowering patient self-management; linking people with their medical teams to enhance access to investigation and appropriate treatment of osteoporosis; facilitating access to multidisciplinary support services as required; and undertaking follow-up of patients in the long-term. 
Provide a high quality specialist physiotherapy service to client groups and circumstances of a complex nature requiring advanced reasoning and practice skills and operate autonomously with minimum direct clinical supervision.   They will work with the multidisciplinary team to develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate the ISLHD ORP Service so that it aligns with the ACI model of care for ORP.
Plan, coordinate and implement high levels of clinical expertise and specialised knowledge in the specialty of ORP to patients and carers of ISLHD in accordance with NSW Health, ISLHD and physiotherapy policies and procedures and standards.


Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.


This is a temporary full time maternity relief position until 8 November 2020 with the possibility of an extension at same/reduced hours.


An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary Full-Time and Part-Time positions.


Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.


Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to


Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:


Selection Criteria:

  1. Current Physiotherapy Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Extensive post graduate clinical experience and demonstrated interest in musculoskeletal health care with a well-developed understanding of the concepts of chronic care and its application with people and communities where chronic care is required.
  3. Extensive skills in leadership and management including experience in the implementation of strategic processes, development and growth of service with business cases.
  4. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and organisational skills, including sound computer skills (demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft office and other Microsoft applications).
  5. A demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality service through expert professional knowledge of ORP Model of Care, methods, principles and practice skills used to evaluate, develop and implement clinical practice improvement.
  6. Experience and familiarity with management tools and systems required to ensure proper financial management of ORP services (HealthRoster, Chameleon, Stafflink, ROB, Ezisuite).
  7. Demonstrated commitment and evidence of implementation of ISLHD core values.
  8. Current unrestricted NSW drivers licence or equivalent.

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