Physiotherapist - Grade 2

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Department: West Gippsland Health Group
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/1301582
Closing Date: 29-Oct-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Physiotherapist Grade 2 generic.pdf (PDF, 489KB)

Contact: Elaine Coetzee
03 5623 0640

Position Details


Grade 2

Fixed Term Part-Time Hours available

(December 2017 to December 2018)

Permanent Hours also available


Exciting opportunities exists for a Physiotherapist/s to join our dynamic and supportive Physiotherapy Team for a fixed term and ongoing basis. Our team is comprised of twelve Physiotherapists and five Allied Health Assistants located in a purpose built Community Rehabilitation Centre. Physiotherapy services are supplied to the following areas:

  • Inpatients: Surgical, Orthopaedics and General. High Dependency Unit. Paediatrics
  • Inpatients: Medical, Neurology, Obstetrics/ Gynaecology
  • Emergency Department
  • Community Rehabilitation Centre, Outpatients & Hydrotherapy
  • Rehabilitation Groups including: Cardiac Rehab, Pulmonary Rehab, Hip and Knee Rehab and the Strength and Balance Training Group
  • Rural Allied Health Service (Domiciliary Service)
  • Geriatric Evaluation and Management Program based at Neerim South Hospital


A Grade 2 would be expected to have appropriate skills and experience along with the demonstrated ability to supervise staff and students.  Experience working on acute wards and in the Emergency Department or paediatrics would be advantageous.


Our physiotherapy department encourages and supports staff attending professional development activities. The weekly professional development program includes skills sessions, in-services and journal clubs.


Our preferred candidate will hold:

  • Degree in Physiotherapy.
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) - Physiotherapy Board.
  • Membership of the Australian Physiotherapy Association or equivalent.
  • Current Victorian Driver's Licence.
  • A high level of theoretical and practical clinical knowledge in a wide area of Physiotherapy practice.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal & written) skills.
  • The ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

About the West Gippsland Healthcare Group

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne. We are committed to the provision of high quality, integrated health care that meets the changing needs of individuals and our community, and have full accreditation status from the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.


Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks and a National Police History check. This position also requires a valid Working with Children Check. This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments. The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity employer.


Further details and how to apply

You can view details for this role and submit your application online by clicking on the apply now button below.  For further information regarding this position and hours available, contact Elaine Coetzee, Physiotherapy Manager on 03 5623 0640 or email .  Applications should be lodged online, including a covering letter addressing the selection criteria and your resume.

 Applications close Sunday 29 October 2017.


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