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Physiotherapist – Grade 2 Musculoskeletal

Job posted: 12/05/2022
Applications close: 16/06/2022 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 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: 43353

Reference: 43353

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

If you are looking to consolidate your Musculoskeletal skills, work with a fantastic team, and care for the people of the West, then look no further. Western Health has an opportunity for a full-time, temporary Grade 2 Physiotherapist within our musculoskeletal team January 2023.



You will undertake well-supported, and varied rotations across Western Health sites of Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown. Our hospitals are at most a 30 minute drive from the CBD, and house one of the biggest growth corridors in Victoria.



You will build upon your excellent skills, and have the opportunity to work across multiple clinical areas including orthopaedic inpatients and outpatients (elective and trauma), fracture clinic, community based rehabilitation, hydrotherapy, and the Grade 2 training program. You will provide your expert guidance and leadership to junior physiotherapists, new graduates and students.



Western Health also delivers a broad range of Advanced Practice Physiotherapy services, and as part of our Musculoskeletal Grade 2 training program, participants will have the opportunity to build and develop skills relevant to these roles. In addition, there is opportunity for building upon leadership capabilities, gain experience in telehealth, research, and quality improvement activities.



We hope you can bring new ideas, a fresh set of eyes, and an enthusiasm for high-quality physiotherapy to help us continue to improve the lives of people in the West.



Our department is innovative, supportive and friendly, and there is always chocolate in our tea room! Take this excellent career opportunity and join our wonderful physiotherapy team.



Find out more about our team by following us on Facebook: @westernhealthphysio



To be Successful in this Role you



  • Have well-developed musculoskeletal Physiotherapy clinical skills as well as experience in supervising staff and students 

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

  • Are eager to build your experience across the continuum of care

  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Can work collaboratively with the Physiotherapy and interdisciplinary teams

  • Will ensure safe and high quality patient care is delivered in line with Western Health values and Live Best Care framework



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 2 Musculoskeletal

Job type:

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Contact:

Sophie Gore - 0481915669

Physiotherapist – Grade 2 Musculoskeletal