Position Details
Reference Number 53024
Position Title Podiatrist (Grade 2)
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Location Melton Health & Community Services
Position Summary

Western Health invites applicants for a fixed term, part-time Grade 2 Podiatry role.

The opposrtunity is offered at 32 hours per fortnight for 6 months between the 29th January 2024 to the 26th of July 2024, based in Melton.

As a motivated and capable Podiatrist, you will provide client focused assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management for Western Health Podiatry clients within our community outpatient services at Bacchus Marsh and Melton campuses.

The Podiatrist works as a part of the multidisciplinary team to provide support to a broad range of clients in a variety of settings, including community health and subacute services. You will have a varied caseload which will include high risk foot, paediatric, biomechanical and general podiatry clients. You will be a part of a supportive team of Podiatrists, with regular supervision as well as monthly podiatry professional development meetings.

To be Successful in this Role, you will:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a drive to provide a multidisciplinary team based approach to patient centred care
  • Ensure safe and high quality patient care is delivered in line with Western Health values and policies

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people 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 in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of mental health and community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

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.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

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

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Ruth Martin
Contact Number 97477604
Contact Mobile Number 0497473745
Closing Date 27/02/2024
Position Description Grade 2 ICHS Podiatrist Sept 2023.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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