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Physiotherapist (Grade 1- Rotational)

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions10 Positions
  • Job no: 66605
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Physiotherapy
  • Full-Time and Fixed Term roles available
  • Physiotherapist, VA3-VA7
  • Location: All Alfred Sites

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.


  • Full-Time, Permanent & Fixed Term roles available
  • Full Time at 80 hours per f/n (w/ flexible monthly ADO's)
  • Physiotherapist, VA3-VA7
  • Location: All Alfred Sites 
  • 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 physiotherapy service at Caulfield Hospital provides an extensive range of inpatient and ambulatory services in the areas of rehabilitation, aged care and residential care services. The physiotherapy service provides subacute clinical services and expertise in the following areas: neurology, non-traumatic spinal cord injury, orthopaedics, amputees, burns, complex regional pain, cardiac rehabilitation, aged care, transitional care and aged psychiatry. The physiotherapy department is organised into functional streams: Neurological Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Health of Older Persons (HOP) and ABI.  

The Alfred Health Physiotherapy Department has more than 100 EFT and employs over 170 staff. The physiotherapy service has a proud history of clinical and academic excellence.  It remains strongly committed to further pursuing excellence in physiotherapy through clinical research. The Alfred Health Physiotherapy Department is a major partner in the Alfred Health Physiotherapy Clinical Schools for both La Trobe and Monash Universities and in this role provides core and elective clinical placements for more than 50 undergraduate physiotherapy students   

Position Summary

The Grade 1 Physiotherapist will be involved in rotations across The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospital sites.  This position is one of >30 Grade 1 physiotherapy positions of which are located at The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham, with 1 position being a rural secondment to Alice Springs.  The position will rotate across all clinical areas serviced by the Alfred Health Physiotherapy Service and will also be involved in the provision of an after-hours, weekend and public holiday service. You will work closely with the relevant Grade 2, 3 or 4 physiotherapists to ensure the provision of best-practice patient care and the achievement of maximal operational effectiveness. This position will also contribute to the smooth and efficient running of the physiotherapy service by taking on an identified portfolio. The portfolio may be clinical, operational, research or quality improvement in nature.  

Skills and Qualifications Required 

  • Registered with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia and able to practice in the state of Victoria
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage a caseload, including the co-ordination of other staff 
  • Demonstrated communication skills 
  • Demonstrated time management skills 

Staff Benefits

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


For all enquiries, please contact: Elizabeth Batchelor, Manager - Physiotherapy, Ph: 0428 648 110

Applications close 11pm on Friday the 24th of 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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.