Podiatrist - Grade 1

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 advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1753016
Closing Date: 28-Dec-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Podiatrist Grade 1 .pdf (PDF, 147KB)

Contact: Virginia Perkins
(03) 5563 1488 or email vperkins@swh.net.au

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking enthusiastic and motivated Podiatrists to join our supportive and passionate team. The focus of this position is to provide high quality, client centred care to reduce the hospital burden associated with foot and lower limb disease, and to support and promote good foot health practices.

The Podiatry department provides care for both admitted and non-admitted clients across the Warrnambool, Camperdown, Lismore and Macarthur SWH campuses. This Grade 1 role includes the delivery to the consumers of SWH a diverse case load of podiatric care, including assessment and intervention of the ‘high risk' foot, wound care, biomechanical presentations and ingrown toe nail care.

This is a permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO position. Full clinical supervision and clinical support is offered to all grade 1 Podiatrists with a Senior Podiatrist. New graduates are welcome to apply.

What you bring

  • The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and remaining client focused at all times.
  • A Bachelor of Podiatry or equivalent qualifications as recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), a current AHPRA registration and a current driver's licenses are required.
  • A demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively within a high performing team, developed organisational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • It is desirable the successful applicant has the ability to adapt to a fast paced and evolving work environment and has the capabilities for complex decision making and problem solving.

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

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: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Thursday 28 December 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026 with appropriate classification of Podiatrist Grade 1.

Salary range: $71,292 - $82,539.60 per annum pro rata.

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

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

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