Position Details
Reference Number 35826
Position Title Grade 1 Physiotherapist
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 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

Seeking an experienced Grade 1 Physiotherapist to join the team and work full time, temporary capacity.

  • Full time, temporary until end of May 2020
  • Supported by experienced and dedicated senior clinicians
  • Opportunities to contribute to research and quality improvement activities
  • Extensive opportunities to engage in professional development
  • Friendly and supportive environment with an active social committee

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Grade 1s to join our extensive physiotherapy team in a well supported role.  Rotations at Western Health include ICU, emergency, inpatient and outpatient orthopaedics, surgery, medicine, women’s health, paediatrics, hydrotherapy, inpatient rehabilitation, acute neurology, community rehabilitation and aged care and are based over three sites; Sunshine, Footscray and Williamstown. 


  • Provide Physiotherapy services in inpatient, outpatient or community settings depending on rotation and site
  • 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 a culture that values ongoing learning and be part of a positive workplace.

Essential Criteria

  • Applicants must be currently registered as a Physiotherapist with AHPRA
  • Applicants must have Grade 1 experience in a similar health system
  • For more information including full selection criteria, please refer to the position description and/or contact us via email or phone.
  • 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
  • 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.

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 and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

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

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Fiona Pazsa
Contact Number 0466 835 758
Closing Date 19/11/2019
Position Description Grade 1 Physiotherapist PD 2019 (3).docx
Application Guide click here to view
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