Royal Rehab
February 23, 2024
Ryde, Australia
Job Type


  • Attractive not-for-profit Salary Packaging benefits through Maxxia  
  • Level 3
  • Temporary full-time (1 year contract until May 2025)
  • NSW Health AHO based in Ryde
  • Fitness Passport available


About us..

Royal Rehab is a leading provider of rehabilitation services in brain and spinal cord injury. Our services also include neurological and general rehabilitation, supported independent living and specialist disability services. Our vision is a world without limits for people with disability, illness and injury.

Royal Rehab is renowned for our focus on research and innovation and sits uniquely as a provider of advanced rehabilitation and disability services including supported accommodation, private rehabilitation hospitals, a purpose-built resort for people with spinal cord injury and community services.

We know diversity makes Royal Rehab a great place to work and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


About the role..

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist with strong clinical skills in neurological physiotherapy to work in our Private Hospital.

Royal Rehab Private - Ryde is a unique mixed-model 24-bed private rehab inpatient unit. We have six public/NSW Health Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) beds and the remaining 18-beds are a diverse mix of neurological and orthopaedic cases accessing the unit via health funds or compensatory systems (such as iCare). You will be managing a diverse neurological and orthopaedic caseload working within a cohesive multidisciplinary team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provision of high quality, evidence-based physiotherapy interventions based on sound clinical reasoning following comprehensive assessment.
  • Provision of clinical supervision for assistants and junior staff.
  • Supervision of physiotherapy students.
  • Contributing to the ongoing improvement of Royal Rehab Private and physiotherapy service by leading QI projects.


About you..

We seek a self-motivated and friendly individual with:

Essential Criteria:

  • Registration with AHPRA.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in an inpatient rehabilitation service covering a neurological and orthopaedic caseload including aquatic physiotherapy.
  • Clinical skills across a range of neurological conditions including experience in and/or knowledge of vestibular rehabilitation.
  • Experience with NDIS, LTCS/iCare and other compensable reports.
  • Demonstration of effective multidisciplinary teamwork.
  • Demonstrated evidence of professional development and commitment to evidence based practice.
  • Demonstrated excellent time management and self organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality activities.
  • Experience with supervision of physiotherapists and students.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working with people with spinal cord injury.
  • Experience working in a private rehabilitation setting.


What we offer..

  • Salary Packaging: Attractive not-for-profit Salary Packaging benefits through Maxxia
  • Benefits: Fitness Passport & HCF Private Health Insurance discounts
  • Career growth: Genuine career opportunities
  • Work life balance: Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary: Competitive remuneration
  • Leadership: Supportive and experienced leadership team
  • Culture: Friendly and close-knit team environment

We are proud of our diverse and skilled team of passionate healthcare and support professionals committed to delivering the very best for the people we serve. A career at Royal Rehab is the opportunity to make a difference with a progressive and innovative organisation, built on a rich history of community care since 1899.


What’s next..

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, address the essential criteria in your cover letter and CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW to start your journey with us!

Please note, only applicants that address this essential criteria will be considered.


The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a current criminal record check working with children check, employment history and referee checks.

A career with Royal Rehab is an opportunity to collaborate, grow and make a difference with an iconic organisation recognised as a leader in rehabilitation and disability support.

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical exemption certificate as part of the recruitment processWe do not provide sponsorship and no agencies please.


Further Enquiries:

Romavilla (Mavi) Moje, Clinical Operations Manager

Phone: (02) 9808 0549



Victoria Podmore, Physiotherapy Professional Leader

Phone: (02) 9808 9273 (Mon, Wed & Thu)



Application close date: End of day, Thursday 21st March 2024

Suitable candidates will be contacted for early interview.

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