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Senior Physiotherapist - Grade 2 (ICU- Rotational)

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69515
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.


Unique opportunity for a Senior Physiotherapist in our ICU stream at Alfred Health.


  • Fixed Term Position: commencing 19th August 2024 to 13th July 2025 (Parental Leave)
  • Full Time at 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO 
  • Grade 2 Physiotherapist Classification (VB1 - VB4)
  • Alfred Hospital Location - ICU and wards
  • Great staff benefits!   


The Department 

Alfred Health’s Physiotherapy Department provides acute physiotherapy services to the patients of The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital and subacute physiotherapy services to Caulfield 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 latter being based at the Sandringham site. The physiotherapy service provides acute clinical services and expertise in the following areas: intensive care, cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, orthopaedics, trauma, burns, lung transplantation, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary rehabilitation, neurology and neurosurgery, infectious diseases, haematology/oncology, general medicine, haemophilia and emergency.  


The Position Summary

This Grade 2 Senior Physiotherapist position is one of five Grade 2 ICU Stream rotational positions at The Alfred/ Alfred Health. The rotations include Surgical, ICU, Trauma and Cardiothoracic/Cardiology.     

The Grade 2 physiotherapist is responsible for the ongoing development and provision of physiotherapy services to the units, and programs assigned to the senior physiotherapist, which is dependent upon the specific rotation, in consultation with senior clinician(s) and stream leader at the level of a developing expert. You will also be responsible for the education of physiotherapy students and the supervision and professional development of Grade 1 staff assigned to their units. The Grade 2 physiotherapist has an important role in contributing to the development of individuals, the clinical team and the physiotherapy service through good leadership, teamwork and communication.  


Skills and Qualifications Required 

  • Registered by the Physiotherapy Board of Australia via AHPRA 
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and skills in the provision of physiotherapy services in the relevant areas of physiotherapy
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage a caseload, including the coordination of other staff
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake quality initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise students and Grade 1 Staff


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 all enquiries, please contact: Scott Bradley, Senior ICU Physiotherapist on 0448 875 259


Applications close Thursday, 13th June 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.