Job posted: 06/12/2022
Applications close: 10/04/2023 (Midnight)
22 days remaining

22 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 12443

Reference: 12443

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton

Grade 1/Graduate Physiotherapist

Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton Campus 

  • Permanent Full Time
  • 80 hours per fortnight (including ADOs)
  • Flexible commencement date into 2023.

About GV Health

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service. As the largest employer in the region, we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

It is an exciting time to join our GV Health team! We are currently in the midst of an exciting $229 million transformation of our Graham Street site, which comprises of a five-storey inpatient unit building, expansion of our current theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and doubling in size of our current Emergency Department.

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a Grade 1 Physiotherapist to join our rapidly expanding workforce at GV Health.
The Physiotherapist is responsible for providing services to the acute surgical and medical wards, sub-acute (rehabilitation) ward, acute outpatients and Community Rehabilitation Service, on a rotational basis. The position will also entail supported services to the emergency department, critical care unit and paediatrics ward.

This position would be suitable for a graduate or experienced Grade 1 Physiotherapist. Final year physiotherapy students who are not yet AHPRA registered may apply for this position.  Employment offers will be subject to successful completion of course studies and AHPRA registration.  Applicants who have not yet qualified as a physiotherapist must attach copy of academic transcript in place of qualifications as part of application process. Applicants wishing to commence work later into 2023 are also welcome to apply.

Check out this link to hear first hand what it is like to be a Physiotherapist at GV Health - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTS8RcsXShA

As part of our busy team you will:

  • Have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of rotations throughout the hospital, to assist you in identifying your future career path
  • Develop your skills in a supportive environment
  • Enjoy the benefits of our strong clinical supervision program and the guidance of senior physiotherapists
  • Participate in our graduate support program
  • Participate in staff development sessions, in-services, education sessions and case reviews
  • May be supported with paid leave in addition to financial support to attend professional development courses
  • May be supported with initial accommodation to assist relocation to the Goulburn Valley
  • Create lifelong friendships and professional networks
  • Be an important part of a vibrant and happy team

We are looking for:

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy or equivalent professional entry level qualification and eligibility for membership of professional association as well as current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) 
  • A sound understanding of physiotherapy practice in the inpatient, outpatient and community settings, across a range of clinical areas
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills including an ability to liaise with a wide range of internal and external providers at all levels
  • A strong desire to develop their skills and capabilities as a physiotherapist through positive participation in clinical supervision and education programs.
  • Well-developed time management and problem solving skills to prioritise tasks and ensure efficient physiotherapy practice.

Our offer to you:

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to help create some important work/life balance
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discounts
  • Our CREATE Outstanding reward and recognition program
  • Community Connector Program you will receive direct support from our local Community Connector to facilitate you and/or your partner's/family's relocation to the Goulburn Valley region and assimilation into our community as well as support to create meaningful opportunities to connect with others in the region so that you not only feel welcome but will eventually call Greater Shepparton home. To find out more visit: Community Connector Program | Greater Shepparton: Great Things Happen Here

If you would like to take a virtual tour of the Shepparton campus please click here. To find our more information about GV Health you can visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/

Great things happen here in Shepparton. If you would like to learn more about what it is like to work, live and play in the Shepparton region pleasclick here. 

Vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza (where mandated) is a mandatory requirement for this role.

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

 Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.


Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Melissa Nicoll - 58323100 4
matthew.calleri@gvhealth.org.au - 58323100 4