Position Details


Reference Number 168231
Position Title Podiatrist (Grade 2) - Community Health
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location Belmont CHC
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 48
Position Summary
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supportive team environment
  • Join our innovative team and work with our consumers for improvements in health and wellbeing
  • Temporary Part Time – 48 hours per fortnight (Maternity Leave)

About the facility

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation.

About the role

The successful applicant will work primarily in Belmont, delivering evidence based podiatry service as part of an interdisciplinary team. It is important you have: 

  • Excellent communication skills allowing successful client-centred care planning and ability to work as part of a wider team to support clients to achieve their goals.
  • Broad experiences in community based care
  • Have a contemporary approach to podiatry practice 
  • Committed to interdisciplinary team work.

A part time podiatrist is required to contribute to and be part of the community-based multidisciplinary community health team to support consumers and carers to achieve an optimum level of health independence through:

  • Comprehensive, co-ordinated and integrated multidisciplinary services,
  • Provision of consumer–centred care to community members from a broad range of backgrounds.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of high quality, cost effective community-based podiatry services.
  • Contribute to meeting the program and community health team key performance indicators (KPI’s).

All activities of the position will reflect current best practice standards for podiatry. The position will operate according to relevant legislation, Barwon Health policies, and program and department guidelines.

About the culture

We have a 'can do' culture which is embedded within a fast paced environment where we support and nurture multidisciplinary approaches to client care including empowering the client to lead an active and independent life. 

Barwon Health is committed to developing a vibrant culture of education, training and research for all staff fostering clinical excellence, effective leadership and a solid foundation of research underpinned by the role of Barwon Health as a teaching hospital.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Registration by the Podiatry Registration Board of Australia
Essential: A current Victorian Driver’s Licence
Essential: Experience across a range of Podiatry clinical settings
Essential: Experience using Microsoft Programs and Clinical Databases
Essential: A understanding of care planning and goal based health care
Essential: Experience in the Community Health setting
Contact Person Ben Spedding 
Contact Person Job Title Primary Care Coordinator 
Contact Number (03) 4215 6800 
Closing Date 09/04/2021
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.