Physiotherapist - Grade 2

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 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
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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: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1747840
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Physiotherapist Grade 2.pdf (PDF, 548KB)

Contact: Mel McMahon / Rose Morgan, Manager Physiotherapy

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Physiotherapy Department provides best practice, patient centred care to clients in both an admitted and community setting, presenting with a variety of conditions.        

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist to join our large, vibrant, supportive and passionate team of 22 Physiotherapists, 9 Allied Health Assistants & 3 Exercise Physiologists (22 EFT). Within this role you will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team to undertake a range of assessments and contribute to the clinical planning of individual care for each client and their family, as well as providing a variety of therapies to achieve client goals.

 We are a large regional health service, providing a wide clinical variety of exposure, with diverse learning and career development opportunities, and regular supervision, in a supportive, collaborative, fun and positive team culture.

 We provide many opportunities for social events and involvement in non-clinical projects/committees, as well as living in a beautiful part of the world with many outside work activities available!

 This Grade 2 is a permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO or part time position, and would be suitable for experienced Grade 1 or Grade 2 staff.

 We have a few clinical specialties available, include musculoskeletal outpatients, acute inpatient care, and paediatrics. We want to ensure staff work in their area of passion, and we would encourage you to contact us to discuss. 

 What you bring

As a Physiotherapist you will have experience and skills delivering a broad range of clinical services, including assessment, referral and treatment, to individuals and their families across a variety of settings. Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential, and a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must.

 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.
  • Study leave and partial funding for Professional Development Leave

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

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 39,000 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

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 24 September 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description, and include the names of three (3) referees.

  • For specific enquires regarding the role, please feel free to contact; Mel McMahon, (Manager Physiotherapy) or Rose Morgan, (Manager Physiotherapy) on 03)5563 1528

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with theAllied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026, with the appropriate classification.

The successful applicant will be registered with AHPRA and eligible for and undergo the following:

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

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