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Senior Physiotherapist (Grade 2/3A - Advanced Practice Trainee)

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 4 days ago
    Published on 10 Jun 2021

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  • Job no: 35441
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Physiotherapy

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Fixed-term– until December 2021
  • Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight, with ADO
  • Classification code – VB1-VB4, VB20-VB23
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits

The Department

Alfred Health’s Acute Physiotherapy Service provides physiotherapy services to the patients of The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital.  The Acute Physiotherapy Service is organised into five functional streams, namely: Intensive Care, Musculoskeletal, Respiratory, PAN (Progressive Illness, Aged Care and Neurosciences), and Sandringham.  The first four streams are located at The Alfred site, with the fifth and latter stream based at the Sandringham site.

The Role

The Senior Physiotherapist (Grade 2-3A) Advanced Musculoskeletal Practice (AMP) Trainee is responsible for the ongoing development and provision of physiotherapy services to the musculoskeletal outpatient service in consultation with senior clinician(s) and stream leader at the level of a developing expert. The Senior Physiotherapist (AMP Trainee) will be exposed to advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice and will be expected to participate in the advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy competency based training and assessment program. Further information regarding what this involves is available on request. The Senior Physiotherapist (AMP Trainee) is also responsible for the education of physiotherapy students and the supervision and professional development of Grade 1 staff assign to their units. The Senior Physiotherapist (AMP Trainee) has an important role contributing to the development of individuals, the clinical team and the physiotherapy service through good leadership, teamwork and communication. Although this position is currently based at the Alfred in an outpatient setting, there may be a requirement in the future to work at other campuses of Alfred Health, on weekends and public holidays, or in an inpatient setting .


  • Ability to plan and manage a caseload
  • Ability to undertake quality initiatives
  • Knowledge of physiotherapy services in orthopaedic inpatients
  • Excellent communication and time management skills


  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Car parking
  • Child care
  • Onsite gym

Application close: 18 June 2021

Enquiries to: Jennifer Maciel, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Stream Leader on (03) 9076 3450

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 4 days ago - 18 Jun 2021
  • Published on 10 Jun 2021, 2:00 PM