Position Details
Reference Number 32921
Position Title Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist - Grade 2
Employment Type Permanent 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 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapist to join our friendly and dynamic team at Community Based Rehabilitation. Community Based Rehabilitation provides quality rehabilitation services across Sub-acute and ambulatory care services (SACS). Use your musculoskeletal expertise to deliver great outcomes for patients with a variety of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and in collaboration with our university partners our Western Centre for Health Research and Education provides a range of purpose built, state of the art teaching facilities, offering contemporary, innovative and accredited programs.

Duties

  • Deliver effective individual, group based and hydrotherapy programs for clients with a variety of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions
  • Supervise rotating Grade 1’s and allied health assistants
  • Supervise physiotherapy students as part of the University of Melbourne physiotherapy teaching program
  • Be proactive about identifying and addressing issues that interfere with patients receiving Best Care through the physiotherapy quality program

Skills & Experience

  • Recognised degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Demonstrated understanding of manual handling risk reduction
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence
  • Current working with children’s check
  • A commitment to high quality, safe and person centred care

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.

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 Brigette Hepworth
Contact Number 83451283
Alternate Contact Person Susan Cronin
Alternate Contact Number 83451283
Closing Date 21/10/2018
Position Description Physiotherapy Gde 2 Musculosketal July 2018.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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