Position Details
Reference Number 34800
Position Title 2020 Rehabilitation Registrar
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

Western Health Rehabilitation Service currently has a 30 bed rehabilitation specific ward at the Sunshine Hospital in addition to rehabilitation beds at Footscray Hospital (co-located in a 20 bed subacute and ortho-geriatric unit) and rehabilitation beds at the Williamstown Hospital campus (co-located in a 30 bed subacute unit).

The Rehabilitation Service specialises in Neurological, Orthopaedic and General Rehabilitation.  Applications are invited from suitably qualified Medical Officers interested in pursuing further training as a Registrar in Rehabilitation Medicine. We are offering 2 registrar training opportunities at Western Health for 2020. The positions are for a 12 month placement looking after inpatients in the Rehabilitation ward at Sunshine, in combination with consults at Footscray and outpatient clinics commencing in early February 2020. Western Health is committed to research and innovation in health care and would actively support each trainee in their areas of interest to achieve their career goals.

Western Health will consider Full-Time, Part-Time or Job Share applications for this role along with 3, 6 or 12 month contract options for the right applicants


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 Clare White
Contact Number 0417628907
Alternate Contact Person Lebe Malkoun
Alternate Contact Number 83456666
Closing Date 30/06/2019
Position Description Rehabilitation Registrar PD 2018.docx
Application Guide click here to view
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