Quick Links
Position Details
Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22017
Position Title Podiatrist - Grade 3
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location All Sites
Advertisement text 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 and aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington, Mount Eliza and Rosebud.

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

Position Description
The Podiatry Department provides services to multiple sites throughout the Mornington Peninsula. Services include: acute, rehabilitation, aged care, community and home based podiatry.

This position requires a skilled and innovative Podiatrist to deliver high quality evidence based podiatry services to a broad range of clients. The Grade 3 Podiatrist is a senior podiatry position that is required to provide leadership and clinical expertise. The successful applicant will work as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team and be able to work both with individual clients and provide leadership within the Podiatry Department. The podiatrist must have skills and experience in provide clinical supervision to junior staff, encouraging evidence based practice and self-reflection.

Key Responsibilities
• Provide clinical leadership across the continuum of care
• Provide clinical supervision, professional podiatry advice and support to podiatry
staff within the Podiatry Department, particularly in the absence of the Head of
Podiatry.
• Provide support to the Head of Department in areas of Quality Improvement and Clinical Governance
• Lead and encourage the staff of the Podiatry Department to participate in research
• Provide quality, safe and cost effective Podiatry services within a multidisciplinary team.
• Build and expand professional skill levels to ensure that clients receive the best possible service reflecting up to date evidence based practice.
* Facilitate and lead the Podiatry Departments student portfolio.
• Demonstrate positive workplace behaviours and relationships at all times.

How to apply
To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

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 meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
- 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.
Selection Criteria Desirable: Please discuss the importance of clinical supervision.
Desirable: Please provide an example of a time where reflective practice has been important to your professional growth
Contact Person Alicia James
Contact Number 97848100
Contact Email AliciaJames@phcn.vic.gov.au
Closing Date 29/06/2017
Position Description Grade 3 Podiatrist 2017.pdf