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Allied Health in Aged Care

Eligible allied health professionals

To join our locum register, you must be employed at an eligible aged care service for one of the following professions:

  • Audiologist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dietitian
  • Exercise physiologist 
  • Occupational therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Orthoptist
  • Osteopath
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Social worker

How our program works

Submit your expression of interest, and our team will guide you through our application process to become a Rural LAP aged care locum. Once credentialed, we will contact you when suitable opportunities are available. We will put you forward for positions you agree to apply for and support you throughout your placement if you are successful.

While on placement, you’ll receive an hourly wage plus superannuation, an incentive of $150 per working day (inclusive of superannuation) and a $100 travel allowance. We also arrange and pay for your travel and accommodation. 

Join our locum team and help us to alleviate aged care workforce shortages in rural and remote Australia.

Eligibility criteria

Entitlement to work in Australia

In addition to practising one of the eligible positions, you must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Australia
  • have current, unrestricted professional registration in your field of practice.
Minimum credentials

Rural LAP Aged Care registered locums must also meet the established minimum credentials.