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Student Mentorship Program

Applications are now live for 2024!

Are you looking to work in private practice when you graduate? Are you in 3rd or 4th year and looking for an extraordinary mentorship experience?  

This is a fantastic opportunity to fast-track your transition into private practice.  As an O-health mentee you will gain a greater understanding of how to integrate your knowledge into a private practice environment. This program closes the gap as you transition from student to health professional. 

O-health is the love child of a physio and an osteo.  With a team of over 25, it is a truly unique allied health practice located in Albury-Wodonga.  It delivers care by utilising the complementary skill sets of physiotherapists, osteopaths, exercise physiologists, and sports scientists.  We do things differently- innovation is in our DNA as we create phenomenal patient experiences and outcomes.

We’ve converted an enormous warehouse into a state-of-the-art facility including: 

  • Formal onboarding new graduate program that accelerates your progress
  • Multiple gyms and active spaces
  • Class based/Pilates studio
  • Cutting-edge technology- no more guesswork with patient assessment
  • Unique team approach to patient management
  • Engaged, diverse and innovative team
  • You need to see this place to believe it. 

About the Program: 

The O-health O-Mentorship Program is an incredible opportunity for final year Physiotherapy students to gain valuable insight into a career in private practice. You can attend as much or as little as you like depending on your academic and work schedule. 

It includes some, or all of these things, depending on your schedule: 

  • Monthly 1:1 mentorship meetings with a physio (either in person or virtual if you are on placement) covering a range of clinical presentations and therapist skills. 
  • Develop advanced manual therapy and manual handling techniques. 
  • Opportunity to shadow experienced practitioners during your university placement breaks – including exposure to specialty areas such as multidisciplinary care, osteopathy, exercise physiology, pelvic health, physiotherapy, vestibular rehabilitation, musculoskeletal physiotherapy, bike fitting and general private practice physiotherapy.  
  • Ongoing mentoring from senior practitioners to assist the transition into private practice
  • Access to our in-house seminars and professional development speakers. 
  • Access to our team of exceptional therapists and use of our gym and technology. 
  • Exposure to a range of group classes, including balance, falls prevention, GLAD, reformer, Exercise Physiology, strength and conditioning, youth performance classes. 
  • Closing the knowledge gap that exists between graduation and effective private practice performance. 
  • Learning to conduct a consultation in an effective way. 
  • Understanding the difference between private and public health care. 

Eligibility Criteria 

To be eligible, you must: 

  • Be enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at CSU Albury
  • Be a rockstar communicator.
  • Be passionate about health care and about making a difference in your community and have a willingness to learn. 

We want to make the transition into private practice easier for you. You will become familiar with:

  • what our goals of treatment are, 
  • expected levels of care
  • practice management software
  • communication strategies
  • gain a greater understanding of the way in which multiple disciplines can work seamlessly together. 

Interested? Apply Now. 

If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, or you’d like more details, please get in touch with our director Tom Barry –

If you wish to apply, please complete our online application form attached here.  We will shortlist our candidates and contact you for an interview. 

O-health Student Mentorship Program Application Form.

Applications close on July 31st, 2024 at 5pm.