We are seeking applications for a Podiatrist to join our Primary Care department at Grampians Health Stawell
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Department: Stawell Regional Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Western - Stawell
Reference: VG/SRH1690667
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Podiatrist.pdf (PDF, 194KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Julia Boatman
5358 8531

Position Details



Ongoing full time, or flexible working arrangement (up to 1.0 EFT, 80 hours per fortnight with ADO)

Podiatrist New Graduate


Podiatrist Grade 1


Podiatrist Grade 2


The Health Service:

Grampians Health (GH) was established on 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope & District Memorial Hospital (EDMH), Stawell Regional Health (SRH), Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) and Ballarat Health Services (BHS) to provide high quality and accessible health care services in each of the communities we serve.


We believe our communities deserve safe, sustainable healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term. Together we are working to find a better way to deliver:


  • improved quality and utilisation of services
  • increased long term sustainability across all services
  • improved opportunities for recruiting, developing and retaining health workforces
  • higher quality care, safer practices and better systems, and
  • further community trust and engagement in local health services.




The Role:


Grampians Health Stawell is inviting applications for a full time or part time podiatrist.


The podiatrist would be supported by Podiatry Assistants and a full time Grade 2 Podiatrist to provide quality and timely service to the community. 


The Podiatrist will see a mixed caseload of clients with rotations including


-       Inpatient general medicine and post-operative care


-       Inpatient subacute rehabilitation and transition care program


-       Acute and community outpatients – clinic based


-       Sporting injury management


-       Aged care


-       Outreach programs – clinic based


-       High risk foot clinic exposure




The role will be based at the Stawell Campus, with opportunities for supervision, networking, and collaboration with the broader Podiatry department across other campuses of Grampians Heath. There is also the opportunity to gain further specialised experience at these sites.




Grade 2 candidates will be required to undertake supervision of Grade 1 Podiatrists, Podiatry assistants, and students. Grade 2 candidates will also be required to participate in quality improvement projects with in Podiatry and the broader Multi-disciplinary team.




About You:


You model excellent professional behaviours, communication and team collaboration. You take pride in your work and are able to develop positive relationships with stakeholders, work as part of a team and independently. You have sound knowledge of assessment and interventions and demonstrate a commitment to ongoing learning and self-reflection.    




We Can Offer You:


-          An opportunity to work in a dynamic and innovative new health service that values safe, quality and client centered care where your contributions will be highly valued and your growth and development will be prioritized.


-          Structured monitoring, support, and supervision


-          Flexible caseload with support to develop specialist areas of interest


-          An opportunity to work alongside highly trained Allied Health and Nursing clinicians. 


-          Access to ongoing professional development opportunities


-          Working in close proximity to the Grampians National Park and within the Grampians wine region. 


-          Attractive Salary Packaging benefits.


-          Accommodation through the transition period if required.




Applying for the Role:


  • Enquiries can be made to Julia Boatman – Primary Care Team Leader on (03) 5358 8531
  • Online applications are to be submitted via the website link
  • In order to be considered for this position you will be required to attach a current resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria






Applications Close 5 February 2023


Visit us at www.srh.org.au  


All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.


All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.


Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.


Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+.


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