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Clinical Educator Physiotherapy

Apply now Job no:506774
Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Salary (FTE):Academic Level B ($95,771.32 - $113,728.12)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Other

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

The Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences is a strong faculty that has a coherent focus on health and well-being underpinned by a clear integrative theme related to preventative health and behaviour change.  Furthermore, the Faculty provides the opportunity for the non-medical health sciences to have a stronger voice and greater visibility within the University.

The Faculty currently includes: 

  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
  • School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Psychology
  • Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research (CYSAR)
  • RECOVER Injury Research Centre
  • Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS)
  • Centre for Business and Economics of Health (CBEH)
  • UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
  • Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH)

More information about the Faculty is available at:

Southern Queensland Rural Health

Southern Queensland Rural Health (SQRH) is a joint initiative of The University of Queensland, University of Southern Queensland, Darling Downs Health and South West Hospital and Health Service funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health as a University Department of Rural Health. 

SQRH provides high quality rural training experiences for pre-registration allied health, nursing and midwifery students in rural and remote communities across Southern Queensland with a focus on improving the recruitment and retention of health professionals in rural and remote communities. Additionally SQRH is funded to engage with the local communities to support the delivery of training to students, maintain and progress an evidence base and the rural health research agenda, support improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, and provide regional leadership in developing innovative training solutions to address rural workforce recruitment retention.

The role

SQRH is seeking an experienced Physiotherapist to work as part of an interprofessional clinical education team to support the delivery of coordinated, efficient and high quality clinical education and training to pre-registration health students across rural Southern Queensland.

Located in Toowoomba, the position is responsible for supporting the supervision of students during rural clinical placements, facilitating interprofessional learning opportunities during student placements, and enhancing support and education to both students and clinical supervisors in rural areas. This position reports operationally to the Interprofessional Practice Co-ordinator (Darling Downs).

The Clinical Educator (Physiotherapy) position is central to enhancing quality rural clinical education experiences and contributing to the development of a strong and positive team culture within SQRH.

The person

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience and expertise in contemporary approaches to clinical education standards and the application of evidence-based approaches to health care in a rural environment within either the health or higher education sector.

Applicants should possess the ability to work flexibly with high levels of motivation, initiative and autonomy and work collaboratively with colleagues and demonstrate a commitment to improving access for rural and remote Australians to quality health services and a willingness to work flexibly within a complex organisational environment.

It is a condition of employment for this role that you must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This position may be filled in a full-time or part-time capacity; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to 


This is a full-time or part-time, fixed-term appointment at Clinical Academic Level B until 31 December 2020. The remuneration package will be in the range $95,771.32 - $113,728.12 FTE p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $112,052.44 - $133,061.90 FTE p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 506774_3042063_Clinical Educator Physiotherapy.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Nicola Cotter on 0746339792 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

For information on completing the application process click here

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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