Physiotherapist Grade 1

January 23rd, 2023

Ongoing (full-time/part-time)

About Dhelkaya Health

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does.

Dhelkaya Health delivers a diverse range of inpatient, outpatient, aged care, community health and outreach services to Mount Alexander Shire. It also delivers assessment, rehabilitation and allied health services to neighbouring shires. Dhelkaya Health is committed to the quality, accessibility and sustainability of acute, aged and community-based healthcare, and family and housing services.

Dhelkaya Health has campuses in Castlemaine and Maldon.

This Role

We are seeking applications from graduate Physiotherapists to join our multidisciplinary team. This position will involve rotations through inpatient units, and outpatient programs, including acute care, TCP, rehabilitation, group programs, aged care and geriatric assessment and management. The successful graduates will be supervised by experienced Physiotherapists and be well supported within the multidisciplinary team. The caseload includes musculoskeletal, neuro, pulmonary, falls and balance and post-operative rehabilitation, with opportunities to gain experience in other specialist clinical areas. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and show a strong commitment to teamwork and lifelong learning.

Applicants must hold current Physiotherapist registration with AHPRA and a valid driver’s license.

All applications must include statements addressing the key selection criteria.

Culture and Benefits

Castlemaine and Maldon are located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in the Mount Alexander Shire. The area is renowned for its creativity, history and as host to the Castlemaine State Festival. The shire is a short drive from Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, unique natural environment and historic goldfields, the community offers a rich diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors.
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required.
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year

Dhelkaya Health encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all ages, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ candidates, and people from multi-cultural backgrounds.

Click here to apply.

Further information is available from Karen Bodin, CRC Coordinator, on 5471 3570

Applications close Sunday 12th February 2023.

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