Podiatrist - Grade 1 / Grade 2

Job posted: 14/05/2024
Applications close: 23/06/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/1794545

Reference: VG/1794545

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace thats friendly & welcoming! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The citys award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Podiatrist to join our supportive and passionate team. The focus of this position is to provide high quality, client centred care to reduce the hospital burden associated with foot and lower limb disease, and to support and promote good foot health practices.

The Podiatry Department provides care for both admitted and non-admitted clients across the South West region. This Grade 1 / Grade 2 role includes the delivery to the consumers of SWH a diverse case load of podiatric care, including assessment and intervention of the ‘high risk' foot, wound care, biomechanical presentations, pressure injury prevention, falls prevention and ingrown toe nail care.

This is a permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) position with a monthly ADO, or alternatively can be a permanent part time opportunity if preferred. Full clinical supervision and clinical support is offered to all Grade 1 / Grade 2 Podiatrists with a Senior Podiatrist. New graduates are welcome to apply.

What you bring

  • The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and remaining client focused at all times.
  • A Bachelor of Podiatry or equivalent qualifications as recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a current AHPRA registration and a current driver's licenses are required.
  • A demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively within a high performing team, developed organisational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • It is desirable the successful applicant has the ability to adapt to a fast paced and evolving work environment and has the capabilities for complex decision making and problem solving.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions.
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities.
  • Ongoing structured clinical supervision.
  • Attractive Public Health benefits such as access to 5 weeks' annual leave (pro rata).
  • Ability to gain access to long-service leave after 7 years of continuous service, and superannuation contributions being made throughout any period of parental leave.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 23 June 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026 with appropriate classification of Podiatrist Grade 1 or Podiatrist Grade 2.

Salary range: Grade 1 $69,206 - $84,188 per annum pro rata. Grade 2 $88,467.6 - $101,691.2 per annum pro rata.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au