Position Details
Reference Number 33192
Position Title Physiotherapist - Aged Care
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Seeking an enthusiastic Physiotherapist to join our aged care team in a Grade 2, full time temporary basis. This is a 12 month parental leave position.

  • Provide excellence in physiotherapy care to aged care patient populations, primarily in the Bed Based Transition Care Program at Williamstown Hospital.
  • Potential for rotations across different areas within the aged care physiotherapy stream
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of junior staff and students
  • Be well supported by experienced and dedicated senior clinicians
  • Opportunities for research and quality improvement, and participation in ongoing professional development

An excellent opportunity for a dynamic physiotherapist to join our friendly and supportive team.

Duties

  • Provide physiotherapy services in an age care inpatient subacute setting
  • Responsible for the supervision of junior staff and students through Western Health’s University of Melbourne Clinical school
  • Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team
  • Ensure safe and high quality patient care is delivered in line with Western Health values and policies
  • Contribute to ongoing research and quality improvement activities

Essential Criteria

  • Applicants must be currently registered as a Physiotherapist with AHPRA

For more information including full selection criteria, please refer to the position description and/or contact us via email or phone.

Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Culture

At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Kirsty May
Contact Number 0468597460
Closing Date 28/11/2018
Position Description Grade 2 PD 2017 - aged care (1).pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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