Date published

05 Dec 2023

Applications close

19 Dec 2023


Port Augusta

Job ID


About the RFDS SA/NT
We are trusted leaders in providing aeromedical and primary health care services to people in remote, rural and regional locations across the Northern Territory and South Australia. Our five-year Strategic Plan is focused on growing as an innovative, responsive and better-connected health service provider for all Australians.

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About this Opportunity

Based out of Port Augusta, the Podiatrist works as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering culturally safe podiatry services to outback South Australia. The service includes support in preventing, diagnosing, and treating medical and surgical conditions of the feet, including bone and joint disorders, muscular pathologies, and neurological and circulatory diseases. The Podiatrist will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community and utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment / therapy, and evaluation approaches, with a specific focus on treating patients with or at risk of chronic disease.

About You

An AHPRA registered Podiatrist, with extensive clinical experience as a Level 2 Podiatrist, you have demonstrated proficient skills and knowledge in the provision of current Podiatry practice.  You are strongly committed to providing an evidence-based service to consumers, carers and families requiring assessment, case management, intervention, and appropriate referral.  You have a sound knowledge of social determinants of rural and remote health. Excellent communication skills, high level clinical documentation skills, and a desire to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team are essential.

Why join us?

As part of our team, you can expect to be provided with challenging, interesting work and be supported to achieve your best.  The RFDS offers attractive remuneration including salary packaging benefits, and relocation assistance (conditions apply).  We offer a supportive environment where our people are valued, and professional development is encouraged.

We also offer:

  • Relocation assistance plus free accommodation for 1 month
  • An attractive reward and recognition program
  • Generous annual salary packaging options to reduce your taxable income including:
    • packaging up to $15,899 of your salary towards loans, rent and bills.
    • packaging of an additional $2,650 of your salary via a Meal & Entertainment card. 

For the position description (including selection criteria), please click here

For a confidential discussion, please contact Mandy Smallacombe, Manager Primary Health Care on 0428 833 791.

Applications close 11.59pm 19th December 2023

Please note that we are unable to accept late applications, or applications submitted via email.

The RFDS has mandatory vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Please note, we reserve the right to appoint to the position before the published closing date. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application as early as possible!

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a diverse, safe and supportive work environment. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.