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/1320726
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Physiotherapist Grade 2 generic.pdf (PDF, 489KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Elaine Coetzee, Physiotherapy Manager
03 5623 0640

Position Details

Physiotherapist - Grade 2

Fixed Term – Part Time

8 hours per week – 05/03/18-31/12/18

An opportunity exists for a Grade 2 Physiotherapist to join our dynamic and supportive Physiotherapy Team. 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


Our preferred candidate will hold:

  • Degree in Physiotherapy.
  • Recent experience working as a Physiotherapist.
  • 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.

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

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 via the Apply Now button, including a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, resume and three current referees.


Applications close 20 February 2018.

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