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Team Leader - Community Rehabilitation Program

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:15 days ago
Job no: 70148
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.

  • Permanent role
  • Full Time (80 hours per fortnight, with flexible ADO)
  • Team Leader - Senior Grade 3 Allied Health Clinician or Community Health Nurse in Charge (CN6)
  • Community Rehabilitation Program, based at Caulfield Hospital
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department

Alfred Health Community Rehabilitation Program provides Home and Centre Based rehabilitation as well as Falls Clinic services. The service's focus is on the provision of goal-directed, community-based rehabilitation for clients following injury or hospitalisation.

The Community Rehabilitation multidisciplinary team comprises physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietitians, a neuropsychologist, a clinical psychologist, allied health assistants, rehabilitation medicine doctor, registered nurses, a pharmacist and social workers.

The Role

  • An exciting opportunity presents for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled allied health or nursing professional to step into this Senior role to provide operational leadership to multi-disciplinary staff working within one of the four Community Rehabilitation teams
  • The Team Leader position holds a clinical caseload and leadership responsibilities
  • Providing leadership and support with day to day operational functions, including client referrals and triage process, monitoring of KPIs and staff caseloads, service development, quality improvement, staff development, leading team meetings and managing staff performance including leave
  • Providing professional leadership to the relevant discipline staff working within Community Rehabilitation
  • Act as a resource for staff within relevant area of expertise
  • Providing high-quality discipline-specific clinical services to Community Rehabilitation clients
  • This role forms an integral part of the leadership team within Community Rehabilitation

Qualifications and Experience Required


  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Allied Health or Nursing
  • Current professional registration if mandated
  • Current Victorian driver's license


  • Post graduate qualifications in relevant discipline, Public Health, Research, Management or other related area

Key Capabilities

  • Minimum seven years of clinical experience, including in outpatient or community-based rehabilitation
  • Strong clinical knowledge and skills in ambulatory rehabilitation
  • Well-developed leadership skills, including demonstrated experience in staff supervision
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated skills in the evaluation and implementation of evidence-based practice and modification of service delivery
  • Prior involvement in quality improvement initiatives
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills to promote teamwork and a proven ability to resolve conflict
  • Sound skills in organisation, planning and priority setting


  • Opportunity to work with a broad range of clinical presentations.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive team with diverse clinical expertise and knowledge.
  • Regular clinical and operational supervision.
  • Access to a range of professional development activities.
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness activities.
  • Access to salary packaging.
  • Discounted health insurance.
  • Focus on employee wellbeing with access to formal employee support programs.
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking

Enquiries: David Harrower (Acting Manager CRP) on 0419 770 237 or [email protected] 

More information:

Applications close 11pm AEST, Thursday 25th July 2024.

Shortlisting for this position may commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

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. 


  • Published on 10 Jul 2024, 2:00 PM