Physiotherapy- Grade 4 Aged Care

Job posted: 24/03/2020
Applications close: 05/04/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 26690

Reference: 26690

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Manage and provide clinical leadership to the Aged Care Physiotherapy team
• Great career advancement opportunity
• Skip the traffic & work close to home on the gorgeous Mornington Peninsula
• Excellent salary packaging benefits, free onsite parking and employee benefits program

As the Aged Care Grade 4 Physiotherapist you will work primarily on site at The Mornington Centre (TMC). You will provide expert clinical and operational oversight to the Aged Care Physiotherapy team based at TMC to ensure safe, personal, effective and connected care is provided to our patients.

Full time preferred but applications for a minimum of 4 days per week welcome.

About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Key Responsibilities
• Provide expert clinical care to a varied caseload of aged and complex patients at The Mornington Centre.
• Demonstrate extensive specialised knowledge and act as an expert clinical resource for Aged Care Physiotherapy within Peninsula Health, providing support and guidance to Physiotherapists and other professions as required.
• Identify opportunities for the generation of new knowledge and facilitate and coordinate research and quality initiatives, both locally at The Mornington Centre and more broadly across the Aged Care Physiotherapy stream.
• Support the Head of Physiotherapy in setting the strategic direction for the Physiotherapy Department and in achieving operational and quality requirements.
• Deputise for the Head of Physiotherapy as required.
•Oversee the operational and clinical Physiotherapy services at The Mornington centre.

Essential Criteria
• Registration with Physiotherapy Board of Australia (AHPRA)
• Extensive specialised knowledge, skills and experience in Aged Care Physiotherapy
• Proven ability to work and demonstrate leadership within an interdisciplinary team
• Relevant Post-graduate qualifications or working towards the same.
• Previous involvement in significant quality and/or research projects.
• Proven experience in operational management, including an awareness of budgets, human resources and occupational health and safety processes.
• Extensive experience in the provision of clinical education to undergraduate Physiotherapy students

How to apply
To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

Existing Account Users:
1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

New Account Users:
1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below.

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
• Peninsula Health ensures the safety and wellbeing of Victorians living with a disability and will conduct an additional pre-employment check prior to making an offer of employment to a potential employee. This safeguard strengthens existing pre-employment screening processes to better protect people with disability who access disability services.

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Physiotherapy- Grade 4 Aged Care

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