Consultant Geriatrician/Rehabilitation Physician

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1450226
Closing Date: 15-Mar-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Consultant Geriatrician Rehabiliation Physician.pdf (PDF, 241KB)

Contact: Nicolaas Van Zyl

Position Details

About the role

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, team-orientated Consultant Geriatrician / Rehabilitation Physician who is able to provide high quality clinical and non-clinical services to the benefit South West Healthcare patients and our regional community.  You will have a recognised post graduate qualification in Geriatric Medicine and hold a current Registration Certificate as required by the Medical Practitioners Board of Australia. The ability and drive to contribute to the service development is an important component of the role.  A commitment or interest in research and education would be desirable.

The position is a full time permanent position. 

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Nicolaas Van Zyl (Executive Director) on (03) 5563 4020 or email

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the AMA Victoria Victorian Public Health Sector Medical Specialists Agreement 2018 – 2021, with the appropriate classification commensurate with experience.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 15 March 2020. 

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