Senior Clinician Physiotherapy

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1319329
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PHYSIO - Senior Clinician Grade 3 Feb 2018.pdf (PDF, 117KB)

Contact: Human Resources

Position Details

Opportunities exists for suitably qualified and experienced Physiotherapists to join the dynamic and passionate physiotherapy team of 22 Physiotherapists, 3 Exercise Physiologists and 7 Allied Health Assistants. Permanent full time and part time positions are available. 

As a Grade 3 / Senior Clinician you will ideally have at least seven (7) years' experience, and preferably a post-graduate qualification in the relevant clinical area of practice. You will possess specialist knowledge in a branch of your profession and will work in related areas as recognised by South West Healthcare. 

This role will entail providing clinical leadership for development and provision of services to drive and facilitate best care outcomes for patients. Thorough understanding of the public health system, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated multidisciplinary team leadership skills are essential for this role. This role also includes some responsibility for the education of staff and students, and support to the clinical manager. 

Full time and part time applications will be considered. Please specify in your application your preferred hours per fortnight. 

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

 For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rose Morgan (Physiotherapy Manager) on (03) 5563 1528 or email

 The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and Working with Children (WWC) Check, and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy. 

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, key selection criteria statement, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 25th February 2018.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

 Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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