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Organisation : Australian Physiotherapy Council

Location : Melbourne (Richmond)

Work type : Full-time, Contract/Temporary

Sector : Education & Employment, Education & Training, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 60000 - 65000

Application closing date : 8 Aug, 2021

About the role

What does an Assessment Officer do at the Council? 

This Assessment Officer role is focused on supporting overseas physiotherapists being assessed by the Council to join the Australian physiotherapy profession. Physiotherapy continues to be on the Commonwealth Government’s skilled migration list and therefore more physiotherapists are needed to support the health needs across our Australian community. 

Why is the Council a great place to work? 

According to our Staff Survey, our people say they’d highly recommend the Council as a great place to work, employees are cared for, a strong team focus and a high achieving small organisation. 

Everyone who comes to our Richmond, Melbourne offices, loves the atmosphere of our purpose purpose-built, modern offices where we live out our intentional culture that is based on our organisational values and championing excellence and professionalism in physiotherapy practice in Australia. 

Who are we looking for? 

We need an Assessment Officer who …  

  • Has a qualification in a health, assessment, education or other relevant discipline. 

  • Exhibits a growth mindset and brings that perspective to improve the assessment functions at the Council. 

  • Strong planning and organisational skills with excellent time management capability, ensuring multiple deliverables and deadlines are achieved. 

  • Exceptional communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills. 

  • High level of integrity and demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality  

  • Ability to work autonomously, as well as part of a team. 

  • High standard of computer literacy, proficiency with MS Office package (Word and Excel in particular). 

  • Attention to detail and capacity to work with a high level of accuracy 


Workplace Location: 

600 Victoria Street, Richmond and remote as agreed 

For enquiries please contact: 
Darren Lee, General Manager, Assessment 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Physiotherapy Council

Our dedicated values-led team accredit university physiotherapy programs and assess overseas trained physiotherapists on behalf of the Australian Commonwealth Government. 

The Australian Physiotherapy Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, people who identify as Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, mature age and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

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How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Assessment Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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