Position Details
Reference Number 32396
Position Title Grade 3 Physiotherapist - Aged Care
Employment Type Temporary Part 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 experienced Physiotherapist to join our Aged Care team on a part time (0.4) temporary basis in a Grade 3 role. 

  • Part time (0.4) temporary (maternity leave) until April 2019
  • Provide leadership to the inpatient Aged Care team at Sunshine Hospital
  • Requires excellent clinical and interpersonal skills and flexibility to adapt to Western Health’s rapidly developing service
  • A strong focus on  research and quality improvement is required

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Physiotherapist to join our extensive physiotherapy team in a Grade 3 leadership role. 


  • Lead the inpatient Aged Care Physiotherapy team at Sunshine Hospital
  • 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
  • Lead ongoing research and quality improvement activities

Essential Criteria

  • Applicants must be currently registered as a Physiotherapist with AHPRA

You can also follow us on Facebook: @westernhealthphysio


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

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


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 Anna Nethercote
Contact Number 0417130225
Closing Date 16/07/2018
Position Description Grade 3 PD 2017 - aged care.docx
Application Guide click here to view
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