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Royal Rehab Private Petersham
August 18, 2023
Petersham, Australia
Job Type


  • Salary Packaging: Up to $15,900 salary packaging per financial year
  • Benefits: Fitness Passport & HCF Private Health Insurance discounts
  • Career growth: Genuine career opportunities
  • Work life balance: Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary:$105,000 - $115,000 depending on experience
  • Leadership: Supportive and experienced leadership team


About us... 

Royal Rehab LifeWorks is part of the Royal Rehab Group, Australia's leading provider of disability and rehabilitation services.

Our brand new LifeWorks Petersham location will deliver multidisciplinary allied health supports for the delivery of high quality rehabilitation and disability supports to the Petersham Community and beyond. We are looking for motivated, driven health professionals to assist the launch of our BRAND NEW business unit and deliver high quality clinical supports.

We represent a broad range of professions, and our people are united by our values of honesty, respect, working together and innovative thinking. We are inspired by a commitment to clinical excellence and personalised care.


About the role… 

An exciting opportunity exists for a talented and driven Allied Health Team Leader to launch and grow our new LifeWorks unit in the heart of Petersham. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a world class therapy service delivered with high quality support.

Reporting to the General Manager of Royal Rehab Private Petersham, this role will provide direction and leadership to a multidisciplinary team, build and drive our high-quality clinical service offering, and develop local relationships and referral pathways.

With a focus on growth and building a strong team, the successful candidate will be responsible for professional and clinical leadership, organisational management, and successful delivery of Allied Health services of LifeWorks Petersham. This role will also maintain a suitable clinical caseload in line with relevant discipline area whilst supporting your multidisciplinary team. This is a unique health offering for the Petersham community and we are looking for a health professional who can lead and grow this innovative opportunity.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Build, lead and develop a multidisciplinary allied health team providing NDIS and other private therapy services to the local community.
  • Monitor and identify opportunities for growth.
  • Ensure customers receive tailored services with individualised outcomes.
  • Develop and nurture internal and external relationships with stakeholders.
  • Promote a customer-centred service culture.
  • Lead and manage a profitable health business.
  • Maintain a suitable clinical caseload in line with relevant discipline.


About you.. 

With a high level of emotional intelligence, you are adept at building exceptional working relationships with your team, customers and a range of other internal and external stakeholders as you grow the site.

Your ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders will support the growth of your team and services ensuring everyone is working towards a common goal that supports the needs of our customers and community.

You must have the skillset hands-on involvement with supporting a clinical caseload and professional growth of team to identify operational improvements and influence others to drive change, whilst providing members.

This is a unique and rewarding opportunity for someone ready to be an integral part of building something new and exciting you can call your own that ultimately provides top quality service for our customers.

Essential Criteria: 

  • Degree in a relevant Allied Health discipline (e.g. Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Exercise Physiology) with current AHPRA registration (or relevant) and minimum 4 years clinical experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in management, leadership and coordination of service.
  • Strong clinical knowledge and skills in rehabilitation, including experience in the assessment and treatment of neurological patients (including stroke, acquired brain injury and neurodegenerative conditions).
  • Strong leadership skills, including demonstrated ability to supervise junior therapists and AHAs.
  • Ability to work with and across multiple disciplines.
  • Ability to negotiate and organise effectively.
  • Experience navigating funding through the NDIS.
  • Experience working with clients within a private practice model, NDIS, private health and Medicare.
  • Management of the financial performance of a team, including the ability to prepare and monitor a budget.
  • High level communication skills (written and verbal).


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.


What we offer... 

  • Salary Packaging: Up to $15,900 salary packaging per financial year
  • 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

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


What’s next…

Address the essential criteria in your cover letter and CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW!

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


The successful applicant may 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.

*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 process* We do not provide sponsorship and no agencies please.