Clinical Team Leader - Physiotherapist

Job posted: 22/02/2023
Applications close: 21/04/2023 (Midnight)
27 days remaining

27 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 29410

Reference: 29410

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Clinical Team Leader - Physiotherapist

  • Limited Term Full Time for 12 months
  • Monday – Friday hours
  • Exciting leadership opportunity

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a physiotherapist to join Eastern Health as a Team Leader (Grade 3)for the Chronic Rehabilitation Groups (CRG) as part of Integrated Services program (HARP & CRG). This role entails operational leadership of a dynamic interdisciplinary team, working with the HARP Grade 3 Team Leader to provideclinical oversight of the physiotherapy staff and provision of high quality physiotherapy care of Chronic Rehab Groups clients. Based at the Wantirna Health site, the successful applicant will work closely with the Manager to promote an integrated service that is consistent with the mission and values of Eastern Heath.

As team leader, you will provide clinical supervision to Grade 2 physiotherapists and have oversight of the newly established Grade 1 program in HARP/Chronic Rehab. You will receive clinical supervision from the Grade 4 Cardiorespiratory physiotherapist and become a member of both the Eastern Health Cardiorespiratory and Aged and Complex Care physiotherapy senior leadership teams, including opportunities to participate in innovative quality and research projects.

Clinically, you will have opportunity to provide high quality care of a diverse range of Chronic Rehab and HARP clients, including cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation and oncology rehabilitation clients  in both centre and home based settings.

About you

You will be an experienced physiotherapist with an interest in cardiorespiratory care, frailty, falls and oncology. You will be proficient in identification and management of the deteriorating patient and support your team to achieve high standards of safety and effectiveness. As a leader, you will have demonstrated flexibility, creativity and a solution-focussed outlook.  You will have highly developed communication skills and work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Clinical qualification and AHPRA registration (eligible AHPRA registered profession: Physiotherapy)
  • Current Registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia
  • Completion of a relevant post graduate qualifications, or commencement thereof with strong progress and commitment to completion
  • Extensive clinical and leadership experience, including supervision of staff, human resource management, recruitment and leadership of interdisciplinary teams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent team integration skills
  • Sound knowledge of community organisation and networks
  • Sound computer skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to conduct supervision and performance improvement discussions with staff
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical thinking and investigative skills involving research, benchmarking and resource identification, including innovative service delivery models.
  • Demonstrated ability, knowledge and skills to lead the professional development of others
  • Demonstrated capacity for skilled negotiation and wide consultation at all levels.
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals
  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Clinical Team Leader - Physiotherapist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


SONJA LAUKART - (04) 0970 0445
Mary West - (04) 6662 1539

Clinical Team Leader - Physiotherapist