Hunter New England Local Health District

Physiotherapist Level 3 (BB-EF149)

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An excellent career development opportunity for a motivated Physiotherapist to take on an exciting and varied workload at Walcha Multi Purpose Service!

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Physiotherapist Level 3
Remuneration: $50.66 - $52.35 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ211144

Physiotherapist Level 3
Walcha Multi Purpose Service

About the role:
Join the friendly team at Walcha Multi Purpose Service (MPS) in providing a high quality clinical service to achieve optimal outcomes for patients across the service. With such a varied workload, support is provided through the Tamworth Hospital Physiotherapy Department.

Staff at the MPS are encouraged and supported to discuss situations with multidisciplinary team members and are afforded educational opportunities provided both face to face and via My Health Learning modules. The successful applicant will also spent time on-site with other Physiotherapists at Tamworth where planned education, network development, and ongoing support will be established. 

Where you'll be working:
Walcha MPS is a twenty seven bed facility providing coverage in General Medical, Emergency and Residential Aged Care. This role provides care across the fifteen residential aged care patients, nine sub-acute beds and two dedicated ED beds. Our service has a General Practitioner Visiting Medical Officer (GP VMO) who provides support during the day and after hours. 

 Walcha is located on the New England Tablelands and is well known for its fine wool and being one of the largest stock carrying areas in NSW. For those who like to explore the outdoors there is the Apsley Waterfalls, Tia Waterfalls, Budds Mare Lookout, Riverside, Werrikimbe and Willi Willi National Parks with bushwalking, camping and 4WDing. You can take advantage of the rural lifestyle to raise your family with the town having two primary schools and a preschool. Affordable housing, and the prospect of this being within the town or located in your own slice of the country, the lifestyle options are many. The arts council hosts visiting theatre companies and artist workshops. There is strong support for sport and the annual agricultural show and races are community highlights.

About you:
You are a motivated Physiotherapist with rural experience and effective communication skills. You feel confident in working autonomously and seeking advice when required. You enjoy working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and taking an individualised approach to client care to achieve optimal outcomes for patients.

What we can offer you:
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry we provide a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer salary packaging options, educational opportunities and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:
•    Proximity to shopping and other services
•    4 weeks annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time employees)
•    Superannuation contributions
•    Salary packaging options
•    Fitness Passport
•    Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
•    Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

Job share arrangements will be considered.

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent part time and temporary part time vacancies. 

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia. 

If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

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