Western NSW Local Health District

Senior Podiatrist – High Risk Foot Service – $10K plus $5K Incentives Offered

Organisation / Entity:
Western NSW Local Health District

Job category:
Health – Allied | Podiatrist

Job location:
Regional NSW / Bathurst & Central West NSW

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Total remuneration package:
$117544 – $120393

Closing date:
17/03/2024 – 11:59 PM

, This position may receive Attraction and Relocation Incentives valued up to $10k, with a Rural & Regional Health Allowance (taxable) of $5k upon a qualifying period. For further information please contact our Incentives Coordinator on: ***************@health.nsw.gov.au.
We value autonomy and responsibility. You’ll be developed to reach your potential, and we’ll always support you in an inclusive, collaborative and caring team environment.
To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time (Job share may be considered)Position Classification: Podiatrist Level 4Remuneration: $117,544.00 – $120,393.00 pa (plus super)Hours per week: 38Location: Orange NSW Senior Podiatrist – High Risk Foot ServiceOrange Health Service About the role:
A leadership opportunity for a senior podiatrist to manage our new high risk foot service for the southern sector of the Western NSW Local Health District. Based at the Orange Health Service, you will be responsible for the High Risk Foot Clinic and outreach to surrounding towns and southern sector. As we establish a consistent model of care across the Western NSW LHD you’ll collaborate with colleagues at the clinic in Dubbo and across the district towards implementation. In this role you will work with existing medical services to provide an evidenced based service to patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. You’ll bring a high level of expertise, knowledge and advanced reasoning and practice skills to meet the complexity of conditions such as ulceration, infection, neuro-arthropathy and amputation. You will lead a multidisciplinary team that includes a Dietician, Social Worker, Aboriginal Health Worker, Allied Health Assistant and Diabetes Educator. To promote the quality and safety of services, you’ll provide clinical supervision and support to Level 1/ 2 staff, allied health assistants and students. We offer flexible work practices, training, development, clinical research opportunities and a District wide network of support. The role will suit a motivated and driven person with experience in service development and an interest in leading patient safety and quality initiatives, with strong advocacy skills to escalate care needs of the high risk foot clinic cohort. This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26 – affirmative action will be applied to employment of eligible persons. For more information, visit Government Sector Employment (General) Rules 2014. All suitably qualified Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply for this position. Where you’ll be working: The Orange Region has something for everyone at every stage in life. The region has become the destination of choice for tree-changers looking to swap busy city lifestyles for an authentic life balance. It’s also very affordable to live here, so there is more to spend on the things you love! The region boasts easy access to modern city infrastructure (home to 41,000 residents), services and culture, pristine natural environment and an unspoilt natural beauty in the landscape which enjoys four distinct seasons in the year. The calendar of cultural, food and arts events is full, and being a safe and secure place to live, it’s a great place to raise a family as part of a friendly community.
Regular flights to Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne leave each week and it’s just over a 3 hour drive to Sydney or Canberra.
About us:WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.
We are committed to building a workplace that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, by recognising and valuing the skills and strengths each person can bring to our organisation. As a vibrant and diverse region, rich in community and culture, we welcome applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups. Some of the benefits of working with us include: · Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment. · Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career. · Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential. · Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research. · Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system. · Access to Salary Packaging to save on tax, Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services. How to apply: Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.
Applications will close 17 March 2024 – 11:59pm.
For role related enquiries, please reach out to Nicole Weston on (02) 6369 3*** or *************@health.nsw.gov.au
COVID-19 Response: All NSW Health workers are required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role or have an approved medical contraindication certificate.
Talent PoolIf we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.

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