Locum Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Osteopath – Port Douglas

Locum OT, PT or Osteo required for 2 – 4 month assignment. Great pay and inclusions. Best time of year to visit Far North Queensland!

Locum Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist/Osteopath
Job ref: 1243377

Location: Port Douglas, Far North Queensland
Salary: $50 – $60 plus super per hour, DOE.  Travel, accommodation and hire car considered.

ARE YOU DREAMING OF WORKING AND LIVING IN A TROPICAL CLIMATE?  Amazing restaurants, bars and gateway to multiple unique experiences? Then PORT DOUGLAS is the place for you! Are you a passionate locum physiotherapists, occupational therapists or osteopath looking to work in some of Australia’s most STUNNING locations? This AMAZING opportunity is in aged care starting 23/5 for a duration of 2 – 4 months, negotiable. 4 day, full time hours, working week available if preferred (or 5 days).

Aussie Locums can support you every step on your locum journey. We are available whenever you need us and are here from 1st phone call to completion of your assignment and every step in between.

Our client is offering locums the HIGHEST RATES in the market and will provide TRAVEL, ACCOMMODATION and HIRE CAR. Aged care experience highly regarded, but not essential. New graduates are eligible to apply.  

Port Douglas will be your home for this assignment and it’s absolutely the best time of year to visit. Average temperature of 26 Degrees, in the driest season of the year – simply put it’s stunning. You will work in a beautiful residential aged care home and spend your evenings and weekends relaxing in the beautiful area. Beaches, restaurants, cafes, bars or the great barrier reef, the Daintree rainforest, Cape Tribulation and the Atherton table lands, to name a few.  

We also have vacancies in QLD/VIC/TAS/WA for both permanent and locum roles. Please contact us to discuss other opportunities and locations.  Highlights: Launceston, Bunbury, Perth & Brisbane currently available.

About our Client, your new employer:

Our client is a leading provider of allied health services to residents in aged care facilities, retirement homes and within the community. They offer market leading packages to their locum staff including travel, accommodation and even car hire! They have a strong commitment to positively impacting patients’ lives and employ passionate allied health professionals who demonstrate exceptional customer care and best practice. BETTER HEALTH FOR EVERYONE.

A little about the role:

You will join the existing multidisciplinary team within an aged care facility where you will work collaboratively to ensure all residents are receiving the best possible care which enables them to live a full and happy life. You will provide functional assessments, develop and review treatment plans, pain management and equipment prescription. You will have excellent communications skills to allow for effective communication with colleagues, residents and their families. 

Duties you will be responsible for:

  • Provide high quality assessments and therapy to your caseload.
  • Manage own caseload and work within guidelines.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, residents and their families.
  • Work autonomously as well as part of a team.

Skills and Experience:

  • Full AHPRA Registration
  • Tertiary qualification/s in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy or Osteopathy.
  • National Police Check – aged and vulnerable specific.
  • Current Influenza vaccination.
  • Triple COVID vaccinated


  • Earn a fantastic hourly rate. PLUS accommodation, travel and car hire!
  • Great opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the Australian elderly population.
  • Supportive, collaborative team environments.
  • Live and work in one of the most amazing communities in Australia.
  Invitations are now open to apply for this incredible position today. Terry is available to discuss this role in the strictest of confidence.  Please forward your resume or contact Terry Fitzgerald today. 
E: terry@aussielocums.com.au  P: +61 7 4031 9991
M: 0447 435 335 #SCR-terry-fitzgerald
  • Location: Port Douglas, QLD
  • Job Type: Contract or Temp
  • Job Ref: 1242645

Your consultant

Terry Fitzgerald is available to discuss this role and many others in confidence. Great jobs like this don’t come around that often, so make sure you apply now!

Email: terry@aussielocums.com.au
Phone: 0447 435 335