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Physiotherapist - Grade 1

Job posted: 05/05/2022
Applications close: 31/05/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 43758

Reference: 43758

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Permanent Full Time and Temporary Full Time roles.


We are looking for a new graduate or experienced Physiotherapists to join our team as we provide Best Care to the Community of the West. Several positions are available including permanent and temporary contracts. Temporary positions are available until December 2022.


Grade 1 Physiotherapists have opportunities for rotations across the continuum of care, through inpatients, outpatients and community settings across the Sunshine, Footscray and Williamstown campuses.  Rotations include ICU, Emergency Department Care Coordination, inpatient and outpatient Orthopaedics, Surgery, Medicine, GEM, Women’s Health, Paediatrics, Hydrotherapy, Neurological Rehabilitation and Acute services, and Community Based Rehabilitation.


In our Grade 1 program, Physiotherapists develop skills in clinical reasoning, evidence based treatments and therapeutic patient handling; patient education; discharge planning; leadership; and many more. Grade 1’s are very well supported through formal and informal supervision, internal PD, training and education, and are strongly supported with their Career Development planning. At Western Health the Grade 1’s also have the exciting opportunity to contribute to Research and Quality Improvement Projects and committee portfolios.


Come and join our innovative, supportive and friendly department, with our strong positive workplace culture. Find out more about our team by following us on Facebook: @westernhealthphysio



To be Successful in this Role you



  • Will be willing to learn and be committed to providing excellent patient care

  • Will have well developed communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt and be flexible

  • Will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team

  • Will ensure safe and high quality patient care is delivered in line with Western Health values and policies

  • Will contribute to a culture that values ongoing learning and be part of a positive workplace




About Us


Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.


Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Physiotherapist - Grade 1

Job type:

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Contact:

Kirsty May - 0434821124

Physiotherapist - Grade 1