Overview

Albury Wodonga Health

  • Join the largest regional health service between Sydney and Melbourne
  • Flexibility for Work-Life Balance
  • Comprehensive Learning and Growth Opportunities
  • Access to wellness programs and fitness passport

About the Role

We are currently offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced Acute Physiotherapist. The hours are flexible with opportunity across the ICU/surgical stream and/or the Emergency Department/Medical stream. Negotiable for the succesfull applicant. 

We are seeking a self-motivated, positive, and influential Senior Physiotherapist who possesses a strong passion for acute inpatient management. The primary focus of this role is clinical caseload management alongside our rotating physiotherapists. Further responsibilities include providing support and guidance to the rotators and AHAs, delivering informal and formal education and in-services, making a multidisciplinary contribution to patient care and using your expertise to help contribute towards strategic improvement for our department and organisation.

The caseload management involves a diverse range of cases (pending applicant expertise and preference), including acute stroke, respiratory admissions, acute amputees, falls and frailty, neuro, cardiac, orthopaedic, trauma, general surgical, ICU and our ED Short stay and main department ED admissions. Unlike private practices, we don’t impose billable targets, allowing you the freedom to focus on quality and equality of patient care, maintaining evidence-based therapy for all who are admitted to our health service.

Effective communication is crucial in this role, and we are looking for a candidate with a nurturing, adaptable, and clear communication style to build rapport across a wide stakeholder group. Given the demanding and complex nature of the acute wards, the ideal candidate should be flexible, possess broad thinking, and demonstrate a solution-focused proactive approach to thrive in such an environment with constant pressure on beds.

Our team comprises of several experienced clinicians in both acute and subacute areas, ensuring direct daily support for the successful candidate to achieve personal and professional growth.

We value dedicated and reliable physiotherapists who are team-oriented, adaptable, professional and flexible, contributing to positive outcomes for patients and colleagues. Collaboration is key, and we encourage innovation to enhance our practice. We welcome applications from Senior Physiotherapists or emerging leaders who can suggest, implement, and embed changes that directly contribute to improving patient experiences.

As our organisation evolves, so too can this position, providing ample opportunities for career progression and diversion. Our commitment to your professional development is evident through the flexibility to explore various career pathways within the organisation, whilst maintaining your substantive position. Additionally, access to scholarships are available both from AWH and external sources to support attendance at professional development events, ensuring you stay at the forefront of your field.

Our salary packaging options provide a unique opportunity to boost your take-home wages, with benefits such as novated leasing for cars. Our remuneration is award based, offering transparency and recognised progression through skill acquisition. This demonstrates our dedication to creating an environment that not only encourages growth and innovation but also prioritises your financial well-being.

Who are you?

  • You are committed to providing the highest quality patient centred care.
  • You are compassionate, approachable and are able build rapport with patients and staff.
  • You have excellent clinical reasoning and leadership aspirations/ proven skills.
  • You have at least 3 years post graduate Physiotherapy experience.
  • You are passionate about the Physiotherapy and broader Allied Health profession and developing and leading contemporary and innovative workforce models.
  • You thrive working in a busy, dynamic and evolving service.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Join us on this exciting path as our health service expands and become a proud long-standing member of our esteemed physiotherapy team.

Our Physiotherapy Service

Our Organisation Physiotherapy Service is expanding and diverse throughout all areas of the organisation. We have front line Advanced Practice Physiotherapists contributing to Primary Contact Health Care in our Emergency Department through to outpatient clinics. Complementary to these roles we have Acute Senior and rotating Physiotherapists working in the main Emergency Department, ICU, Orthopaedics, Medical, General Surgical, Acute inpatient Mental Health, Inpatient subacute and subacute in the home, Maternity inpatients and Pelvic Health, Outpatients (including Community Health), Community Rehabilitation, Rural Allied Health, Transition Care, Complex Pain Service and spread vastly throughout the community support programs. We have a passionate and highly motivated Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology team who are supported by the best AHAs.

Employment Type: This is a Fulltime opportunity. 

About Albury Wodonga Health (AWH)

AWH serves as the largest regional healthcare provider between Sydney and Melbourne, situated in the twin cities of Albury and Wodonga. With a dedicated team of over 3,000 professionals, we proudly service a population of 300,000 across North-East Victoria and Southern NSW. Our extensive network encompasses two primary hospital campuses and an additional 22 sites, delivering a diverse range of emergency, surgical, women and children’s, community, mental health, allied health, and sub-acute services. Our growth continues with the opening of a state-of-the-art Emergency Department in 2024, and excitingly, the construction of a new hospital at our Albury site by 2028.  This expansion will greatly elevate our ability to service the needs of our community, and we need a great team of people like you to accomplish this.

What awaits you at AWH?

We are committed to our Employee Value Proposition and will deliver on our key pillars of Growth, Balance, Contribution and Lifestyle.

We provide comprehensive induction and training to set you up for success, offer exceptional Rewards and Benefits and continuously nurture your professional growth by providing opportunities for development.

We also offer relocation support to assist with securing local housing, arranging childcare/education (if necessary), and seeking employment opportunities for partners, establishing social connections, and seamlessly integrating into the Albury Wodonga community during your transition.

Are you ready to become part of our team?

For more role-specific information, please refer to the attached Position Description. You are also encouraged to reach out to the person on the job advert for a confidential discussion. Salary and terms will be in accordance with the relevant state EBA or Award.

Explore our Candidate Information Pack to uncover compelling reasons to embark on this career journey with us and become part of our fantastic team.

AWH prioritises Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practice, and embraces Cultural Diversity and Social Inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Please note that appointments are contingent on satisfactory pre-employment checks including Criminal Record check and working with Children checks.

Important Notice: All healthcare workers must be fully vaccinated or hold an approved medical contraindication certificate. Successful candidates will need to provide documentation of their COVID-19 and flu vaccination status.

Not the right role for you? Let us know what you’re seeking!

If you don’t meet all the requirements of this role, please submit your details to AWH as you may be a great fit for another role.

Submit your details through AWH Community Talent Pool and our team can connect with you if a suitable position arises.