Manager Physiotherapy

A unique opportunity is now available for a highly experienced and efficient Physiotherapist to lead our Physiotherapy department in a fixed term, part time (40 hours per fortnight) position available until March 2026. The Manager of Physiotherapy provides leadership and clinical oversight as part of an integrated multidisciplinary healthcare team across all inpatient and community settings. The position also brings solid strategic and operational planning skills to support the growth of our services and workforce.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1786618
Closing Date: 16-Apr-2024
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: Contract until 31 March 2026
Attachments: Manager Physiotherapy PD.pdf (PDF, 193KB)


Contact: Claire Nailon
(03) 5563 1529 or cnailon@swh.net.au

Position Details

 

About the role

A unique opportunity is now available for a highly experienced and efficient Physiotherapist to lead our Physiotherapy department in a fixed term, part time (40 hours per fortnight) position available until March 2026.

The Manager of Physiotherapy provides leadership and clinical oversight as part of an integrated multidisciplinary healthcare team across all inpatient and community settings. The position also brings solid strategic and operational planning skills to support the growth of our services and workforce.

 

What you bring

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy or equivalent, with AHPRA registration.
  • A relevant post graduate management qualification is desirable but not essential.
  • Minimum of five years post-graduate clinical experience, including experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Previous experience working in a rural and regional healthcare setting would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary evidence based Physiotherapy practice.
  • Proven ability to lead and oversee high-performing clinical teams and provide expert judgment and advice on clinical issues.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the principles of patient focused care and patient feedback to achieve excellence in clinical care.
  • Proven ability to promote open communication and constructively manage conflict which may arise within and across healthcare teams.
  • Proven ability to establish clear inter-professional team goals and expectations, and to build staff ownership for achievement of results.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing a learning culture and promoting clinical supervision as a part of core business.

Please see the Position Description for more information.

 

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.
  • 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 Tuesday 16 April 2024. 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.

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
  • Sponsorship/Visa Opportunity available for the right candidate - AHPRA required

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


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