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Podiatrist - Grade 2 / Podiatry

Job posted: 16/11/2023
Applications close: 03/03/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 17936

Reference: 17936

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Podiatrist Grade 2 – Horsham
Full Time Fixed Term - Parental Leave 
80 Hours per fortnight with ADO
$43.89 - $50.45 per hour

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

We are seeking a motivated Podiatrist to join our Podiatry team. Our Podiatry department places a strong emphasis on quality improvement and professional development and offers a supportive team environment.  This fixed term full time position is available for start in January 2024 until January 2025, and includes working Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provision of high quality, evidence based clinical Podiatry services across a diverse caseload including high risk foot, wound care, pressure injury prevention, falls prevention, paediatrics & biomechanics, within a range of settings, including community outpatients, acute and sub-acute.
  • Supervision and mentoring of Grade 1 Podiatrists / undergraduate Podiatry students.
  • Actively contribute to Podiatry quality improvement. 

Skills and experience

 Essential:

  • Bachelor of Podiatry or equivalent
  • Current Registration: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communication
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management

 Desirable:

  • Commitment to quality and evidence-based practice
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Membership with the Australian Podiatry Association
  • Experience in student supervision
  • Experience working in a Public Health setting
  • FIM Credentialing

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs
  • Professional development and education programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

Horsham Region

Located on the banks of the Wimmera River, Horsham is the retail, business & service centre of the Wimmera region.  With a growing population of approximately 20,000, Horsham is a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.  With all the facilities that you would expect from a regional city, Horsham offers affordable housing, education and accessible community services alongside a vibrant combination of food, art, shopping, culture and nature.

With legendary natural attractions such as the Grampians National Park, world renowned Mount Arapiles and the Little Desert National Park nearby, there are many amazing natural features to see and explore.  Food lovers will delight in the opportunity to sample from the restaurants, farm gates and cellar doors of some of Australia’s best and most awarded venues.

If you are dreaming of a career change with country lifestyle, and want to swap expensive urban dwelling for stunning natural landscapes, Horsham is the place for you.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Sara Coats, Deputy Manager Podiatry (West), on 03 5381 9020 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Podiatrist - Grade 2 / Podiatry

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Sara Coats - 03 5381 9020

Podiatrist - Grade 2 / Podiatry