Position Details
Reference Number 35133
Position Title Grade 4 Physiotherapist – Musculoskeletal
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 expert musculoskeletal physiotherapist to provide leadership and excellence in clinical care in a Grade 4 role at Western Health in a full time fixed term capacity

  • Full time fixed term until 30 June 2020
  • Responsible for providing strategic leadership to our extensive musculoskeletal and advanced practice team
  • 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
  • Role may require working across Footscray/Sunshine/Williamstown sites

This is an excellent opportunity for an expert musculoskeletal physiotherapist to join our extensive physiotherapy team in a leadership role.


  • Provide expert clinical and strategic leadership in the musculoskeletal and advanced practice teams
  • Coordinate and oversee the advanced practice physiotherapy program at Western Health
  • Responsible for the supervision of senior clinician physiotherapists
  • 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

Skills & Experience OR Essential Criteria

  • Applicants must be currently registered as a Physiotherapist with AHPRA
  • 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 Anna Nethercote
Contact Number 0417130225
Contact Email anna.nethercote@wh.org.ua
Closing Date 16/07/2019
Position Description PD Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Grade 4.docx
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