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New Graduate/ Grade 1 Podiatrist

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 19/08/2022 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 54916

Reference: 54916

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

New Graduate - Grade 1 Podiatrist


Fixed term, Part time 0.8EFT/4 days per week


01/9/2022- 31/12/2023


Are you a podiatrist looking to join a High Risk Foot Service? We have a 0.8EFT (4 days per week) new graduate position available at Monash Health in our NADC-accredited High Risk Foot Service. This position also has the opportunity for quality improvement activities, research opportunity and participation in the Endorsement of Schedulded Medicines Program.


Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities. Monash Health High Risk Foot Service provides best practice inpatient and outpatient care for patients with diabetes and complex limb threatening complications. The aim of the service is to provide evidence based, best practice care to patients with complex diabetes related (and other high risk) foot complications with a focus on reducing hospital admissions, minimising length of stay and reducing the rates of major amputation. The service in jointly run by Podiatry, Vascular (including Interventional Radiology), Diabetes with input from Infectious Diseases and Orthopaedics.


In 2020, Monash Health was awarded with a National Association Diabetes Centres High Risk Foot Service Centre of Excellence.


About the Role


We are excited to announce a  New Graduate (Grade 1 ) position has become available within our bed-based High Risk Foot services providing care to outpatients, acute and subacute inpatients. You will be joining a high functioning service and be a valuable member of the multidisciplinary high risk foot team.


This is a fixed term, part time position, working across all campuses within the organisation as required.


About You


As the successful candidate(s) you will be responsible for providing best practice care to inpatient and outpatient high risk foot services in the hospital setting. You will have graduated in the last 12 months and have a keen interest in working in the area of High Risk Foot, be motivated to succeed and an excellent team player. As part of the podiatry department and a larger multidisciplinary team you will be working towards having a high level communication skills and the current Diabetic Foot guidelines and best practice care.


What You Need



  • Bachelor of Podiatry (or equivalent under graduate qualification)

  • Current AHPRA registration with no restrictions

  • Australian working rights


What We Offer



  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies


The podiatry department has a strong emphasis on professional development, quality improvement and excellence in clinical practice.


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.


Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at recruitment@monashhealth.org. 


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:



  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.


Apply NOW to join the High Risk Foot Podiatry Service at Monash Health! 

New Graduate/ Grade 1 Podiatrist

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Contact:

Alicia James - 0418563958

New Graduate/ Grade 1 Podiatrist