Job posted: 14/03/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 19493

Reference: 19493

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


Take an adventure to live and work in the country town of Young, NSW. We are looking for a permanent full-time level 1-2 motivated physiotherapist. Apply if you are excited by the challenge of providing essential public healthcare services to a rural caseload, while experiencing living in a rural community, cheaper cost of living, beautiful fresh air and meeting great new people.

  • Mercy Care Centre Young NSW - a subacute publicly funded hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services.
  • Full time position 80 hrs a fortnight with monthly ADO.
  • Subsidised hospital accommodation available. New graduates encouraged to apply. 
  • Rotational position providing opprotunity to work across a wide variety of areas, broadening your skills. There is ability to specialise in areas of your interest including women’s health, paediatrics, plastering, rehabilitation and musculoskeletal caseloads.
  • Our Physio department runs a musculoskeletal outpatient clinic, services our 26-bed subacute ward, provides acute ward cover at Young District hospital, outreach services to smaller communities, cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs and Transition Aged Care program. The physio team is 5 clinicians including a senior Physio.
  • Large multidisciplinary Allied Health team of 22 staff - a fun group that enjoy discovering the area, joining local sporting teams and social events. Supervision provided by our senior physio and professional development supported.


  • You will have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Physiotherapist and current drivers license
  • You will be a positive and proactive team member who is keen to learn.
  • You will be an adaptable problem solver focussed on delivering patient centred and evidence-based care.
  • Enjoy a rural lifestyle while taking advantage of the opportunity to build broad skills.


Mercy Care Centre Young is a 26-bed subacute health service facility providing a range of outpatient, community health and aged care services for the people of Young and surrounding region. It specialises in geriatric evaluation and management; rehabilitation and palliative care.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services. 


  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

Contact Details:

  • Clare Findlay, Allied Health Team Leader
  • (02) 6382 8415

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Clare Findlay - ( 02) 6382 8415
Mary-Lou Cusack