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Grade 2 Physiotherapist (Subacute Rehabilitation Services)

Djerriwarrh Health Services (DjHS)

Melton, Australia

Reference: 5528048

  • Melton location
  • Full-time ongoing position
  • Grade 2 Physiotherapist - Outpatient Rehabilitation Program (Sub acute and Community Services)

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a values-based organisation. Our values are:

Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

Our values drive the way we act and guide our decision making on a daily basis, ensuring our focus on driving a culture of patient-centred care. Our employees model our CLEAR values, building excellence and respect across the organisation and with our stakeholders.

We are offering outstanding opportunities for the right people. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters and develops your existing skill sets and hopefully some new ones. We can offer you a role that will cement your knowledge and provide you with opportunities to grow and broaden your professional portfolio.

The role

The Outpatient Rehabilitation Team is a multidisciplinary team providing Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work and Allied Health Assistant services. The program focuses on providing a multidisciplinary approach to those following neurological events, complex needs, rehabilitation and post-operative orthopaedic care. Our services include both one to one interventions and group programs to improve the lives of our patients.

We are seeking a suitably qualified physiotherapist to take a primary clinical role in providing assessment and rehabilitation services for patients presenting with neurological conditions. The role will also be required to support clinical services for other physiotherapy referrals including orthopaedic and cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation, dependent on referrals and caseload demands.

The successful applicant will provide clinical support/supervision to Grade 1 Physiotherapists and students on placement at DjHS.

We offer a supportive environment to learn and develop both clinical and non-clinical skills.

You must have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Physiotherapy
  • Current unrestricted AHPRA registration
  • Postgraduate qualification in neurological rehabilitation (desirable)
  • High-quality assessment, clinical reasoning and treatment skills
  • Understanding of patient-centred care, and experience in implementing and evaluating care plans for patients
  • Experience in an outpatient rehabilitation setting
  • Strong team approach and excellent communication skills

About us:

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing Acute, Community, Maternity and Aged Care to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs.

We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our community through the provision of quality health care and support services. Our staff are the key to our success and we are committed to developing our team to meet the needs of the community.

For further information, please contact Jenelle McHugh (Acting Manager of Allied Health Programs) on (03) 9361 9357

To apply you will need to address the selection criteria and review the position description available on our careers site.

Applications close: 27 June 2021

Djerriwarrh Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people with a disability or Indigenous background to apply.

Applications Close: 27 Jun 2021