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Senior Clinician Physiotherapist (Advanced Musculoskeletal Practice & Outpatients)

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69146
Category: 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.

Fantastic opportunity to join a leading musculoskeletal physiotherapy team!


  • Multiple positions available
    • 58 hours per week (permanent) 
    • 16 hours per week (fixed term 1/7/24-20/9/24 long service leave cover)
    • Applications of 16-38 hours per week considered
  • Grade 3 classification (VB7-VB9, VC1)
  • Based at The Alfred Hospital
  • Experience in the advanced practice setting of Spinal Screening highly desirable
  • Please indicate in your cover letter if application is for full or part-time role, and if part-time, your days of availability

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 Position Summary

The Senior Clinician (Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy - outpatients) Grade 3 physiotherapist is responsible for the ongoing development and provision of the musculoskeletal physiotherapy services to the Physiotherapy Department’s Musculoskeletal Outpatient service and will also contribute to the Advanced Practice Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy service offered at The Alfred.  Depending on the number of contracted hours of work there may be responsibilities for the supervision and professional development of Senior Physiotherapists (Grade 2) and Grade 1 staff.

The Senior Clinician (AMP outpatients) physiotherapist is expected to be engaged in research and quality activities within an advanced practice area of interest, or more broadly within musculoskeletal physiotherapy. The Senior Clinician (AMP outpatients) physiotherapist has an important role contributing to the development of individuals, the clinical team and the physiotherapy service through good leadership, teamwork and communication.

Education and Qualifications Required

  • Physiotherapist registered to practice in the state of Victoria (AHPRA)
  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant field or to be working towards
  • Ability to plan and manage a complex caseload
  • Expert knowledge of Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Practice

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite staff gym (Alfred Hospital)
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance 
  • Staff Car Parking (subject to availability)

For enquiries regarding this position, please contact Kim McManus, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Stream Leader on 9076 3450.

Applications close 11pm AEST, Friday 17th May 2024.

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.