Physiotherapist Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service

Job posted: 20/09/2023
Applications close: 11/10/2023 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 13235

Reference: 13235

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton


Physiotherapist, Victorian Paediatric Rehabiliation Service, Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton

  • Ongoing, 0.5 FTE (with options available for 1 FTE)

About GV Health

GV Health is the main healthcare provider in the Goulburn Valley region, servicing a broad catchment area of approximately 120,000 people. We are the largest permanent employer in the region with over 2,600 employees spread across our five main sites.

To meet the evolving healthcare needs of our community we have completed Phase 1 of our redevelopment project which includes a five-storey Inpatient Unit building, expanded theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of the current Emergency Department.

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Our Region

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Community Connector Program: We offer 1:1 relocation consultant support for new employees to assist with finding housing, childcare/education (if applicable), partner employment (if applicable), social groups & integration into our community to assist in the transition to Shepparton, regional Victoria. Click the link for more information: Community Connector Program

About the department

The Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS) is a statewide specialist service which caters for the complex rehabilitation needs of children and adolescents after major injury, medical illness, and congenital conditions who undergo interventions aimed at functional maximisation. VPRS has 8 sites Monash Health, Eastern Health, Bendigo Health, Barwon Health, Ballart Health, Goulbourn Valley Health, Latrobe Regional Hospital and The Royal Children’s Hospital.  VPRS utilises a child and adolescent specific interdisciplinary care model according to best practice and will assist in delivering hospital, community and home-based services.  The service has a key role in providing long-term specialist follow-up clinics and ensuring transition to adult-based services where required.

About the role

The Physiotherapist will work as part of the multidisciplinary VPRS team in providing high quality physiotherapy services to clients of VPRS-GV. The work is varied with assessment and treatment for individual clients, participation in multi disciplinary clinics with medical specialists, group work, consultation and support to outreach services.

This is a 0.5 FTE position, however there are full time employment options available, please contact the regional coordinator to discuss.

Who we are looking for:


  • Must possess a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) or equivalent qualification, have current registration with AHPRA
  • Should have relevant paediatric experience
  • Should have a strong understanding of physiotherapy practice in sub-acute and community settings
  • Should be able to demonstrate the ability to provide a family centred service within a rural health setting
  • Must have a current Victorian Drivers licence

The position is suitable for an established Grade 2 clinician, however a Grade 1 Physiotherapist (minimum of 1 year’s clinical experience) seeking to transition to a grade 2 and gain some additional experience in the paediatric field position may be considered.

 Our offer to you:

  • FREE Community Connector Program to personally welcome and connect you to our wonderful community

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships

  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to support work/life balance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Professional development (including 3 VPRS statewide professional development days per year)and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals

  • A confidential employee assistance program (EAP) for you and your loved ones

  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discount

  • Our CREATE Outstanding monthly, bi-monthly and annual reward and recognition programme

Applications close: 11 October 2023

Three (3) COVID-19 vaccination doses are a mandatory requirement for this role and seasonal Influenza vaccination (where mandated).

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.

 Enquiries:      Hilary Sellars, VPRS-GV Regional Coordinator

                   (03) 5832 3762


Physiotherapist Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Hilary Sellars - 58323762

Physiotherapist Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service