Position Details

Reference Number 165855
Position Title Physiotherapist (Grade 2) - Neurology Community Rehabilitation
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Program Community Health Rehab & Palliative Care
Location McKellar Centre
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 32
Position Summary
  • Multiple Temporary Part Time opportunities – 32 and 48 hours per fortnight
  • Interesting and challenging sub-acute outpatient caseload
  • Extensive internal professional development and clinical support program

Important – Please read

We are hiring multiple candidates to cover a maternity leave position. The positions will be 32 hours per fortnight and 48 hours per fortnight. Please indicate in your application which position(s) you are applying for.

About the facility 

The Physiotherapy Department provides services to a wide range of clinical areas. Physiotherapy is predominantly inpatient focused with some outpatient services provided in orthopaedics, paediatrics and women's health.

About the role 

We are seeking experienced and skilled Physiotherapist(s) to work in our busy community rehab (outpatient) Neurology team at The McKellar Rehabilitation Centre.

As the successful candidate you will;

  • Provide evidence-based Physiotherapy assessment and intervention for community dwelling clients with a broad range of neurological and vestibular clinical conditions
  • Assist clients who are referred to our Neuro team after acute or sub-acute inpatient stays, or direct from the community
  • Assist clients to develop their own physical rehab goals, and then work towards the achievement of these with the support of the interdisciplinary team
  • Supervise junior staff, including a Grade 1 Physiotherapist, Allied Health Assistant and undergraduate Physiotherapy students

About the culture

You will be valued as an integral member of the Barwon Health Physiotherapy and interdisciplinary Barwon Health team. We are relaxed and professional, highly motivated, resilient, resourceful and fun.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club

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.

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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: Eligible for full membership of the Australian Physiotherapy Association
Essential: Clinical knowledge and experience in the designated clinical area.
Essential: Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team with a clear patient focus.
Desirable: Current membership with the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Desirable: Post-graduate qualifications in a relevant clinical area.
Desirable: Eligible to drive in Victoria with a current unrestricted Australian driver's licence
Essential: Degree in Physiotherapy from an Australian Physiotherapy Council accredited course.
Essential: Current national registration as a physiotherapist with the Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency.
Contact Person Chris Clarke 
Contact Person Job Title Physiotherapy Site Manager - Sub-Acute Services 
Contact Number 0401 519 504 
Contact Email chrisc@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Chris Lindner 
Alternate Contact Number 0432 805 455 
Closing Date 02/03/2021
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.