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LocationAlfred Health
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68139
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Physiotherapy
  • Fixed Term: (parental leave cover) 7 months Part Time: 0.6EFT (45.6 hrs per f/n)
  • Grade 2 Physiotherapist
  • Great staff benefits!

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:  (parental leave cover) 7 months
  • Part Time: 0.6EFT (45.6 hrs per f/n)
  • Grade 2 Physiotherapist
  • The Alfred
  • Great staff benefits!


Alfred Health Acute Physiotherapy Service

Alfred Health’s Acute Physiotherapy Service provides physiotherapy services to the patients of The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital. Alfred Health’s Acute Physiotherapy Service is the amalgamation of The Alfred Physiotherapy Department and the Sandringham Hospital Physiotherapy Department. 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.

Position Summary

As a Senior Physiotherapist in our Lung Transplant Service you would be responsible for the physiotherapy needs of all patients in The Alfred Lung Transplant Service, including pre-transplant, acute post transplant and long term survivorship.  You will work autonomously with patients, as well supporting patient physiotherapy requirements as part of the lung transplant multidisciplinary clinical team. This position would be professionally supported through The Alfred Physiotherapy Department.

Qualifications and Experience Required


  • Physiotherapist registered to practice in Victoria (APHRA)
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and skills in the provision of physiotherapy services in areas of physiotherapy relevant to the Lung Transplant Service
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team


  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills related to management of common musculoskeletal problems
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills around exercise prescription in chronic respiratory diseases
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills of oxygen and airway clearance therapy

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, a payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance


Enquiries can be directed to Louise Fuller on 9076 3450.

Applications close at 11 pm Wednesday, 21st Feb

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.