Search Osteopath Jobs in Australia
In our adventures to look at the ups and downs of practicing osteopathy around the world we thought it would be great to look at osteopathy and osteopath jobs in Australia.
I know for the British, the idea of spending time holidaying in Australia would be nothing short of a dream come true. From the beaches, the food, kangaroos, touring Sydney, I have never heard of a bad trip to Australia (at least among my circle of friends). The tales of their journey to literally the other side of the world, have been nothing short of spectacular.
Overseas Osteopath’s looking for Osteopath Jobs in Australia
As an overseas visitor to get a job as an osteopath in Australia, you need to apply for and be registered with the Osteopathy Board of Australia. You may also need to apply for a visa issued by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (Australian Immigration Department).
New Zealand applications with a current registration and an annual practicing certificate can apply for registration to work as an Osteopath in Australia under the Commonwealth.
A great place to start your research is the AHPRA website (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) which supports the 15 National Boards in their role of protecting the public of Australia and setting standards and policies that all registered health practitioners in Australia must meet.
Many passionate and growing osteopath businesses in Australia are looking for like-minded international highly skilled osteopaths to join them. Check the job advert content of Australian Osteopathy job listings on Osteopathy Jobs Online and check to see if the advertiser mentions that they are actively seeking Osteopaths that have completed training outside of Australia and are qualified in their country to join them.
Advertisers for Osteopath jobs in Australia may have a Standard Business Sponsorship (SBS) agreement with the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection. This enables them to nominate and sponsor international Osteopaths under the 457 visa scheme should you be successful in your application.
Australian Residents seeking Osteopath Jobs in Australia
As an Australian resident, to become a registered Osteopath in Australia, you need to complete a bachelor’s degree and an additional 1 to 2 years of master’s level study in Osteopathy. After graduating, you need to follow the application process to register with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
You must then renew your AHPRA registration every 12 months by demonstrating the mandatory CPD, professional indemnity insurance, and recency of practice.