Manager Physiotherapy (As per advertisement)

Job posted: 12/12/2023
Applications close: 25/02/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/1767142

Reference: VG/1767142

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

A unique opportunity is now available for a highly experienced and efficient Physiotherapist to lead our Physiotherapy department in a full time (80 hours per fortnight) position available until March 2026.

The Manager of Physiotherapy provides leadership and clinical oversight as part of an integrated multidisciplinary healthcare team across all inpatient and community settings. The position also brings solid strategic and operational planning skills to support the growth of our services and workforce.

What you bring

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy or equivalent, with AHPRA registration.
  • A relevant post graduate management qualification is desirable but not essential.
  • Minimum of five years post-graduate clinical experience, including experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Previous experience working in a rural and regional healthcare setting would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary evidence based Physiotherapy practice.
  • Proven ability to lead and oversee high-performing clinical teams and provide expert judgment and advice on clinical issues.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the principles of patient focused care and patient feedback to achieve excellence in clinical care.
  • Proven ability to promote open communication and constructively manage conflict which may arise within and across healthcare teams.
  • Proven ability to establish clear inter-professional team goals and expectations, and to build staff ownership for achievement of results.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing a learning culture and promoting clinical supervision as a part of core business.

Please see the Position Description for more information.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions.
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities.
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs.
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values: Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 26 February 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status
  • Sponsorship/Visa Opportunity available for the right candidate - AHPRA required

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Manager Physiotherapy (As per advertisement)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Claire Nailon | (03) 5563 1529 cnailon@swh.net.au

Manager Physiotherapy (As per advertisement)