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Reference Number 45724
Position Title Grade 2 Physiotherapist
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Melbourne Health only
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Health Professionals [1]
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  • Grade 2 - Acute Neurosciences  
  • Full Time 80 hours per fortnight, including ADO
  • The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated Physiotherapist to join the Acute Neurosciences Team as a Senior Physiotherapist at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. 


The Acute Neurosciences Team provides physiotherapy care across the Neurology, Stroke and Neurosurgery units. This is a unique opportunity to provide support to the Neurosciences physiotherapy team, and more widely to allied health, in the transition to the new Acute Stroke and Neurology unit, which opened in early 2019.


Your Opportunity:

  • Undertake assessment, management and referral plans for patients
  • Supervision and education of junior physiotherapists
  • Ensure excellence in patient management
  • Provide evidenced based assessment and management of a wide variety of patients
  • Contribute to providing high quality patient information
  • Build relationships with patients, relatives, staff and relevant services in order to provide appropriate services and information
  • Demonstrate effective communication strategies within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Practice person centred care and contribute to decision making with patients and carers
  • Participate in the staff clinical supervision programme

About You:

  • Recognised degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy
  • Professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Competent level of patient assessment, treatment and management in acute neurosciences physiotherapy
  • Effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication
  • Emergency and safe working practices in the hospital

The successful candidate will be involved in the delivery of clinical service, supervision and education of junior physiotherapists and undergraduate students and will be an integral member of our supportive team.



  • A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!)


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au  If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us.  We look forward to hearing from you.


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


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Contact Person Lucinda Marr
Contact Number 0419605780
Closing Date 17/02/2019
Position Description
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