Position Details
Reference Number 35205
Position Title Grade 1 Rotating 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 enthusiastic Grade 1 Physiotherapist to join the team and work full time, temporary capacity.

  • Full time, temporary until May 2020
  • Exposure to a wide range of Grade 1 rotations in areas across the patient care continuum
  • 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 new graduate or 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. 

Duties

  • 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
  • New Graduate applicants are encouraged to apply and must include a copy of their academic transcript with their application
  • 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

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.

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
Contact Email fiona.pazsa@wh.org.au
Closing Date 18/07/2019
Position Description Grade 1 Physiotherapist PD 2019.docx
Application Guide click here to view
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