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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24595
Position Title Senior Clinician Physiotherapist - GEM/Neurology
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Location All Sites
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• A complex, challenging and varied caseload
• A supportive workplace that values its people and is keen to invest in their development
• Opportunities for professional development and peer supervision

About Peninsula Health
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

An exciting opportunity exists at Peninsula Health for a Physiotherapist with expertise in geriatric evaluation and management and highly developed skills in subacute neurology. The position is based at The Mornington Centre and the successful applicant will be passionate about providing safe, high quality physiotherapy services and continuously striving to improve the care we provide.

You will have expert clinical skills in the assessment and management of patients admitted to The Mornington Centre with neurological conditions but will also have the flexibility to manage a varied caseload. You will be capable of providing clinical leadership, education and mentoring to junior Physiotherapy staff and to the wider multi-disciplinary team as required.

You will have operational leadership experience, excellent communication, team work and conflict resolution skills and be committed to innovation, excellence and quality improvement. Applicants who have or are working towards relevant post-graduate qualifications and with recent experience in an public hospital settings will be highly regarded.

This is a fulltime position but part-time applications will be considered.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide expert, evidence-based physiotherapy services to patients with Neurological conditions in a GEM setting and to other patient groups as required.
• Supervise and teach junior physiotherapists, allied health assistants and undergraduate students in ensure excellence in service provision.
• Provide clinical leadership to continually improve inter-disciplinary processes of care
• Assume a leadership role within the Neurological Physiotherapy Stream, providing expertise in matters relating to GEM neurological physiotherapy and take responsibility for driving quality improvement initiatives.
• Support the Head of Physiotherapy and the TMC Physiotherapy Manager to achieve operation and quality improvement objectives.


• 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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1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

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1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
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: Registration with Physiotherapy Board of Australia (AHPRA)
Essential: Extensive experience in geriatric evaluation and management and neurological inpatient physiotherapy
Essential: Extensive experience the supervision of students and junior Physiotherapists
Essential: Demonstrated commitment to continuous and innovative improvement through quality and research activities
Essential: Demonstrated participation in Professional Development
Essential: Demonstrated ability to constructively communicate concerns and issues and to identify, and propose practical solutions to problems.
Desirable: Relevant post-graduate qualifications (or working towards the same)
Desirable: Recent experience in a public hospital setting
Contact Person Peter Hough
Contact Number 0359 769241
Closing Date 31/01/2019
Position Description Senior Clinician GEM Neuro.pdf