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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24660
Position Title Physiotherapist grade 2 (4 days per week)
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location PH Community Health - Mornington
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Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary

Are you an enthusiastic physiotherapist who would like to work with a diverse caseload in a collaborative, multidisciplinary community health team on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula?

Peninsula Health Community Health has an employment opportunity for a dynamic Grade 2 Physiotherapist on a permanent part time basis – 4 days per week - in the Early Intervention in Chronic Disease (EIiCD) Program. The role will be predominately based at Mornington Community Health site.

The Early Intervention in Chronic Disease (EIiCD) Program predominately targets the health needs of clients with a chronic condition; and / or disability or psycho social needs. The EIiCD program includes treatment services; early intervention and prevention programs including self-management strategies to meet client needs within a social model of health framework.

We require an experienced, innovative physiotherapist to deliver high quality evidence based clinical care for a broad range of clients in a community health setting. The role involves working within an integrated, multidisciplinary team to work both with individual clients and within group program settings including aquatic therapy.

The role requires skills and experience in performing client centred assessments and care plans, and the ability to provide a flexible treatment approach focused upon self-management, and outcome evaluation. Peninsula Health is affiliated with Monash University and there are also opportunities for the supervision of Physiotherapy students in this role.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide quality, safe, evidence based physiotherapy services within a multi-disciplinary team.
• Utilise a client centred approach to assessment and care planning ensuring that the broader health needs of the client are included.
• Build and expand professional skill levels to ensure that clients receive the best possible service reflecting up to date evidence based practice.
• Work within an agreed scope of practice in accordance with Peninsula Health policy governing credentialing, scope of practice and introduction of new interventions.
• Demonstrate positive workplace behaviour and relationships at all times.

Essential Criteria

Please refer to the Position Description for more information


• Generous Salary Packaging - maximise an employee’s net salary by directing some of their pre-tax salary to pay for certain benefit items, such as rent, personal loan or mortgage
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location
• Career development opportunities
• Supportive team environment

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

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3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Essential: Eligible for membership or Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association
Essential: Demonstrated experience as a physiotherapist in a clinical outpatient/ community health setting
Contact Person Lin Rabbidge
Contact Number 0439325223
Alternate Contact Person nicola bunting-frame
Alternate Contact Number 59869274
Closing Date 18/01/2019
Position Description Physiotherapist Grade 2 with IR.pdf