Physiotherapist - Grade 1 or New Graduate

Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Central Gippsland Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Wellington
Reference: VG/1307975
Closing Date: 29-Nov-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Physiotherapist Grade 1 November 2017.docx (Word, 643KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jenny McGuinness or Keren Fuhrmeister

Position Details

PHYSIOTHERAPIST – Grade 1 Position


New Position – Permanent Full Time


An excellent opportunity exists for a New Graduate or experienced Grade 1 Physiotherapist to join the Allied Health Team at Central Gippsland Health (CGH). This position offers the opportunity to obtain experience with a mixed caseload, across hospital and community settings and in a thriving and vibrant rural health setting.  This position offers a varied and interesting caseload that includes acute, subacute, community and aged care services. This position will include work over multiple sites of CGH due to an expanding subacute and aged care service.


The successful applicant will work with a multi-disciplinary health and community services team who see the client at the centre of their care. This caseload will encompass individual and group work in an inpatient and outpatient setting.


CGH is the major provider of health and residential aged care services in the Wellington Shire and is an integrated health service. We have a wide range of primary health and community support services in addition to the acute hospital services. Central Gippsland presents a large number of amenities that provide a great lifestyle for all with close access to beaches, parklands and snow. 


The CGH Allied Health Department has a staff establishment of more than 40 effective full time positions, based in a purpose built Rehabilitation facility. The Physiotherapy Department has 6 full time and 2 part-time Physiotherapists.  There is a Clinical Lead Physiotherapist along with five Grade 2 therapists and 2 other Grade 1 therapists.  There is also an Exercise Physiologist and qualified and experienced Allied Health Assistants.


The role will require commitment to providing leading edge physiotherapy practices, as well as a passion for client centred care coordination. This position is rotational with areas of service delivery including rehabilitation, general medical, surgical, paediatrics, clinical care, community outpatients and groups.


CGHS offers excellent terms and conditions including salary packaging and support to relocate if required.


Mandatory Qualifications/Skills/Competencies

  • Degree qualification in Physiotherapy (or in the final stages of attainment of this degree)
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Proven clinical experience
  • Victorian Drivers License
  • Clear police check
  • Working with Children Check


Commencement date: ASAP



For further information please contact Senior Physiotherapist Jenny McGuinness on (03) 5143 8560 or General Manager of Allied Health, Keren Fuhrmeister on (03) 5143 8560.


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter outlining suitability for the role (separate to key selection criteria)
  • Statement addressing all Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description including
    • Qualifications
    • Required experience/other including both essential and desirable
    • At least three Leadership Capabilities as outlined in the position description
    • At least one Technical Capabilities as outlined in the position description
  • Current resume detailing previous experience and the names and telephone numbers of two (2) relevant referees

From here...