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Manager- Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 66826
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Permanent role
  • Full-time position - 80 hours per fortnight with flexible ADO
  • 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.


  • Permanent role
  • Full-time position - 80 hours per fortnight with flexible ADO
  • Senior Prosthetist Grade 4, CP56-CP59
  • Location: Caulfield Hospital
  • Great staff benefits!


The Department

The Prosthetics and Orthotics Department provides services to clients of Alfred Health and is located at Caulfield Hospital. The Prosthetics and Orthotics Department is a specialised service providing clinical assessment and evaluation for a wide range of clients with limb deficiency, leading to the custom prescription, design and manufacture of prostheses as well as amputee rehabilitation.


Position Summary

This is an exciting opportunity for the Prosthetics and Orthotics Manager to join our multidisciplinary team.  The Manager will be responsible for the operational management and leadership of the Prosthetics and Orthotics Department including:

  • Monitoring and achievement of all operational and financial performance targets.
  • Ensuring the provision of high-quality integrated multidisciplinary services.
  • Establishing a strategic direction for the service that aims at ensuring that expert clinical interventions are provided in accordance with best practice.
  • Working collaboratively with other Allied Health Managers.
  • Overseeing the multidisciplinary service demand to ensure flow and provision of care that is optimised, timely and appropriate to need.
  • Fostering development of clinical expertise within the service.




  • Degree or equivalent in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Highly Desirable:

  • Post graduate qualifications in Prosthetics, Public Health, Management or other relevant clinical or managerial studies.
  • Membership of Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association


Key Selection Criteria 

  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience.
  • Experience in the delivery and management of prosthetic or multi-disciplinary service delivery in the public and/ or private sectors.
  • Excellent theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise in the area of prosthetics.
  • Understanding of the health care sector and funding arrangements for prosthetic services.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in partnership across different departments and organisations within the community and health sector.
  • Experience in administering and delivering undergraduate and post graduate education programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiation, problem-solving and conflict management skills.
  • Highly developed change management skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Highly developed time management and computer skills.


Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance 
  • On site parking and close proximity to public transport


For Enquiries regarding this role, please contact Lana Umansky or Cristie Windfeld-Lund (Acting Operations Managers Rehabilitation) on 0497 479 795


Applications Close at 11pm on the Friday, 24th November 2023

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.