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Grade 2 Physiotherapist (Burns Outpatients)

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69634
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 Grade 2 Physiotherapist in our Musculoskeletal Stream - Burns unit at Alfred Health.


Permanent Position

Full Time at 80 hoursper fortnight plus ADO

Grade 2 Physiotherapist Classification (VB1-VB4) 

The Alfred Hospital Location 

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. 

Victorian Adult Burns Service

The Victorian Adult Burns Service (VABS) plays a significant role within The Alfred Hospital’s range of services and is the state- wide provider of burns care for all adults with complex major burn injuries in Victoria, as well as many people with less severe burns. It offers clinical leadership in all aspects of adult burn care and supports The Alfred Hospital’s role as one of the two adult trauma centres serving Victoria. The Alfred admits over 300 burn patients and reviews over 1000 outpatients each year with the service providing acute care, rehabilitation, ongoing outpatient care and secondary reconstructive surgery while supporting consultation and education services across Victoria.


The Position Summary

The Grade 2 (Burns) Physiotherapist will provide patient centred care to acute and subacute patient within the Victorian Adult Burns Service in the inpatient and outpatient setting at Alfred Health. This position will be predominately based in the outpatient burns service. You will be responsible for the ongoing development and provision of physiotherapy service to the units, and programs assigned to the physiotherapist, and for the education of physiotherapy students and the supervision and professional development of Grade 1 staff assigned to their units.


Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Registered to practice in the state of Victoria 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 co-ordination of other staff 

  • 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 Shelby Wood, Senior Clinician Physiotherapist (Burns), on 03 9076 3450 


Applications close Sunday, 16 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.