Improving the health of our community
Girdlestone St, Ararat 3377
Delacombe Way, Willaura 3379
We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate physiotherapist to provide physiotherapy to our community. The role provides an opportunity to work in a variety of settings including acute, aged care, community outpatients and group exercise classes. This is a full time ongoing position.
East Grampians Health Service is located in beautiful Western Victoria. Only a short 2-hour trip up the highway from Melbourne or Geelong and a stone’s-throw away from the Grampians National Park. You can stay in touch with family, friends and attend professional development opportunities, whilst immersing yourself in our fantastic rural lifestyle.
EGHS Community Health Centre provides primary care to the Ararat and district community with Dental, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Diabetes Education and Social Work services. While the majority of care is delivered from our recently re-developed Community Health Centre, clinicians also provide outreach clinics to Willaura; Bush Nursing Centres; Budja Budja Aboriginal Co-operative; and contracted services to correctional facilities. Allied Health and Dental teams also support other EGHS departments including our Inpatient Unit, Community Nursing and Residential Aged Care Facilities. Our centre hosts speciality clinics for visiting services and surgeons and is co-located with Ararat’s Maternal Child Health Nurse service.
The successful applicant will be part of a team, which includes four physiotherapists, two exercise physiologists and one AHA. You will be actively involved in quality and improvement activities and monitoring service outcomes; implementing system improvements, and contributing to policy review.
Our Allied Health Clinicians work as a multi-disciplinary team, providing co-ordinated care for chronic or complex conditions. The majority of services are delivered in a primary care / community health setting, however all Allied Health staff are also required to support our acute, regional and aged care facilities.
Appointment is subject to immunisation clearance (Including COVID-19) and current and satisfactory Employment Checks (Police and Working With Children Checks).
For more information please contact Senior Physiotherapist, Christine Perry – (03) 5352 9447.
The Position Description can be viewed and downloaded by selecting ‘Position Description’ below.
To apply please select ‘Apply online’ and complete as requested.
Please ensure you address the selection criteria, attach an up to date resume including two business referees by close of business 31 March 2023.
East Grampians Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.