Hand Therapist - Rockhampton

Full-time | Rockhampton (QLD)

Extend Rehabilitation – Hand Therapist

Role: Hand Therapist (Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists welcome to apply)

Location: Based in Rockhampton and working in conjunction with a very approachable and supportive upper limb surgeon and with the opportunity to expand the referral base locally.

Caseload: The role will involve assessing diverse patient needs and applying appropriate treatment for the individual. There is currently a steady caseload locally as well as an established referral network of Brisbane's hand and upper limb surgeons.

Remuneration: Hand Therapist is governed by the Health Professionals and Support Services Award. This role will be remunerated commensurate with experience and will be agreed by negotiation.

About us:

Extend is a very well-established and highly regarded hand therapy provider based in Brisbane. Our team has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and prides itself on delivering the highest quality of care within a supportive working environment.

The clinic is part of the Healthia Group, a leading and inclusive organisation that offers avenues for Health Professionals to work in multidisciplinary environments in private practice settings. Healthia listed on the ASX in 2018 and operates an integrated portfolio of 300 allied health businesses which includes such brands as My FootDr, Allsports Physiotherapy, Back in Motion Physiotherapy, The Optical Company, Extend Rehabilitation, iOrthotics, and D.B.S. Medical Supplies.

Healthia provides unique opportunities for health professionals to access unparalleled professional development opportunities, with routes for significant career development. The successful application will immediately be connected to a network of Allied Health Practitioners and Support Services Staff across Australia.

About you: 

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a passion for hand therapy;

  • Have the capacity to work independently;

  • Be Interested in expanding the scope of the role;

  • Have excellent communication skills;

  • Be passionate; and

  • Have great splinting skills

We expect that our staff are enthusiastic and driven in their thirst for knowledge and development and always aspiring to achieve great clinical outcomes for our patients.


  • Regular support from Brisbane (face to face and virtual);

  • 1:1 mentorship and training based on needs;

  • Access to regular education and case management sessions;

  • A friendly working environment in a regional community;

  • Varied caseload;

  • Financial support for CPD;

  • Paid annual conference; and

  • Potential for role and career development

Please email expressions of interest to: mail@extendrehab.com.au or telephone Wilma Walsh on 0438 210 954.

Check out our website www.extendrehab.com.au/ for more information.