Podiatrist Grade 1 or 2 (New graduates welcome to apply)

Job posted: 24/01/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Colac Area Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 16764

Reference: 16764

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

PODIATRIST: Grade 1 or Grade 2 (new graduates welcome to apply)

Part Time/Full Time – up to 38 hours per week

Colac Area Health is a values based organisation providing a unique integrated health service comprising of over 500 employees, providing Acute Care, Aged Care, Community and Allied Health Services.

Colac Area Health’s Podiatry Department assess, diagnose and treat a range of foot problems, with the aim to improve the mobility and independence of our patients by preventing and managing foot problems and associated conditions such as diabetes.  In the role of Grade 1 or Grade 2 Podiatrist at Colac Area Health, you will be supported by our Senior Podiatrist in delivering client-centred care that is both coordinated and comprehensive within the multidisciplinary team, following best practice of Podiatry services, while also contributing to the development and review of all podiatry services, participation in quality improvement initiatives and key performance indicators.

What’s required? 

Essential Grade 1 and Grade 2:

  • Degree in Podiatry (as per HSU Award) and Podiatry registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Preference to work in a rural setting.
  • Experience in providing podiatry services in a health care setting.
  • Understanding of the role of an allied health clinician within the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication with a wide range of health professionals and service providers.
  • A philosophy of care that promotes client independence with their health and lifestyle.
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence.
  • Experience with computer programs (Microsoft based).

Essential Grade 2 only:

  • Ability to manage and prioritise a varied, complex and high caseload.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in the provision of podiatry services in acute and/or subacute and community health setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in supervision of Allied Health Assistants and other Podiatry staff as appropriate

Preferred Grade 1 and Grade 2:

  • Membership of Podiatry Association of Victoria

To apply or for further information visit: https://colacareahealth.mercury.com.au

Position is subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check, Working With Children Check and participation in CAH’s Immunisation Program

 We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

We at Colac Area Health are proud to be totally smoke free.

Podiatrist Grade 1 or 2 (New graduates welcome to apply)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kylie McGiffin - 5232 5147
Dean Remyn - 5232 5534

Podiatrist Grade 1 or 2 (New graduates welcome to apply)