Physiotherapist – Part-time

  • Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • May 17, 2018 10:05 pm

Job Description

Why join the Army Reserve?

If you're looking for a new challenge, the Army Reserve could be for you. You'll enjoy the satisfaction of giving something back to Australia while benefitting from:

  • tax-free daily pay
  • free healthcare and accommodation when serving
  • a flexible commitment
  • rewarding work that builds on your day job
  • management and leadership training
  • a supportive team environment
  • friendships that last a lifetime

All that plus exciting opportunities supporting Army domestic activities, including exercises and operations, with potential deployments overseas in support of Australian and coalition personnel.

Your part-time role

Army personnel is required to maintain high levels of fitness. For most soldiers and officers exercise is a daily necessity, sport is a given, and work may involve intense physical activity and the potential for injury.

That's why the Army has a need for part-time Physiotherapists to supplement our full-time resources.

In this rewarding role you'll work in both well-equipped hospitals and temporary facilities on exercises and deployments. Your duties will include:

  • providing care to pre and post-operative cases,
  • helping rehabilitate patients after extensive surgery or illness, and
  • working in the areas of sports injury management and prevention.

As an Army Officer, you will be a mentor and manager too, benefitting from world-class leadership training.

This is a physiotherapy role with a fulfilling extra dimension. If you want to expand your professional skills in a dynamic team environment, apply now to become a Physiotherapist in the Army Reserve.


  • Specialist Service Officer Course (26 days and 16 days at separate times)
  • Serve between 20 and 100 days each year (at least 50 days preferred)
  • Fit service around your existing work and family commitments

The Army provides special resources to help you approach your employer about your ambition to serve as a Reservist.


  • Training in Canberra, ACT
  • Posting to an Army unit close to where you live


  • Fully-paid leadership training
  • Starting package $168.66 per day tax-free
  • Pay increases with rank and experience

Entry Requirements

  • Australian Citizen
  • A degree or diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Registered as a Physiotherapist by the appropriate state

Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.

How to Apply

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