Physiotherapist - Sub-Acute (GEM/Rehabilitation)

Job posted: 29/04/2022
Applications close: 27/05/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 26818

Reference: 26818

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Physiotherapist - Sub-Acute (GEM/Rehabilitation)

  • Permanent, Full Time

  • Grade 2

  • Monthly ADO

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the Role

We are looking for a dedicated, driven GEM/rehabilitation physiotherapist with a proven commitment to achieving optimal outcomes for their patients & their team. You must have experience working with a variety of sub-acute presentations, as well as sound general rehabilitation skills & knowledge. This will allow you to be able to work seamlessly within our large sub-acute physiotherapy team, who apply a team-based approach to caseload management.

This role is required to supervise grade 1 rotating physiotherapists, AHAs and physiotherapy students. Experience in delivering effective supervision & facilitating optimal learning experiences for all is desirable. You will need to be an enthusiastic team player who is highly resourceful, agile and innovative. Having excellent prioritisation, time management and communication skills and with a commitment to the ongoing growth, development of yourself and the service.

This role will be supported by direct and reflective supervision with grade 3 and Grade 4 Physiotherapists.

Non clinical opportunities include potential portfolios & work within the relevant Eastern Health Physiotherapy Clinical Leadership Group, Physiotherapy Grade 1 Coordination group &/or Physiotherapy Student Coordinators group. Eastern Health Allied Health also proudly promotes research activity within our clinicians - we have an active Allied Health Clinical Research Unit, an annual Allied Health Research forum and annual "Stepping Into Research" program which mentors allied health clinicians through a systematic review from question formation through to publication & presentation, as well as opportunities to participate in clinical research trials within your work area.

About you

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Physiotherapist.

  • Professional development relevant to sub-acute physiotherapy

  • Previous experience in supervision of pre-registration physiotherapy students

  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication & organisational skills.

  • A strong commitment to high quality care, evidence based practice and applying these at an individual patient & unit/service level.

  • The ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team.

  • Excellent communication, prioritisation and organisational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain change-readiness, agility & a solutions-focus, particularly in times of high demand.

  • Experience utilising quality improvement methodology to identify & implement changes that improve patient and team outcomes.


  • Post graduate qualification completed, commenced or demonstrated intention to commence

  • Previous experience as a Physiotherapist Grade 2

  • Participation in effective supervision of Grade 1 physiotherapists and AHAs

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 including your booster, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Physiotherapist - Sub-Acute (GEM/Rehabilitation)

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SHAE COOKE - (04) 6686 4717

Physiotherapist - Sub-Acute (GEM/Rehabilitation)