Physiotherapist

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 750 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $64 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/PHYS111018
Closing Date: 04-Nov-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2018.pdf (PDF, 124KB)


Grade 1 Physiotherapist PD 2018.docx (Word, 279KB)


Contact: Deb Chumbley
(03) 5485 5841

Position Details

Physiotherapist


  •  Full time rotational position available for experienced or new graduate physiotherapist
  • Opportunity to be exposed to a wide variety of work areas
  • Friendly and supportive department with a strong focus on professional development
  • Social and inclusive team both inside and outside working hours

We are seeking two enthusiastic and highly motivated grade one physiotherapists to work within our Physiotherapy team. Two full time rotational positions are available, commencing in 2019 . This job is perfect for an experienced grade one or new graduate, providing exposure to a wide range of clinical areas, and enabling consolidation of many key skills required as a practicing clinician.  

The successful applicants will join a supportive and passionate physiotherapy team with a strong commitment to life-long learning and patient centred care.  

This position is supported by mentoring from senior staff with a wide breadth of experience in many clinical areas, includes regular in-services and many opportunities for professional development. 

Areas of work include:

-       Inpatient wards including orthopaedic and general surgery, maternity, paediatrics, general medicine and high dependency unit

-       Inpatient rehabilitation and transition care program

-       Community Rehabilitation Centre

-       Community outpatients

-       Women's health and Antenatal education

-       Paediatrics

-       Emergency department and short stay unit

-       Aged Care 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a clinical load appropriate to level of experience              
  • Contributing to the day to day operation / functioning of the Physiotherapy department including participation in the weekend and public holiday roster
  • Demonstrating evidence based physiotherapy practice and contributing to a culture of evidence based practice within the department 

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Qualifications in Physiotherapy and registration with AHPRA
  • Proven experience as an effective team member
  • Commitment to evidence based practice

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and Working with Childrens check prior to appointment. 

How to Apply: 

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  

Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria.

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance. 

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286.

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Deb Chumbley, on: (03) 54855841 (Mon to Fri) 

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on Sunday November 4th November 2018


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