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Physiotherapist - Graduate

  • Adelaide, SA, Australia
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Oct 12 2022

New Graduate Physiotherapy Recruitment

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Seeking newly graduated Physiotherapist who can work in acute and rehabilitation settings

About the role

Calvary Adelaide Hospital is the largest private hospital in South Australia and we are providing an exciting opportunity for a dynamic new graduate Physiotherapist to join our multidisciplinary Allied Health team.

Our Allied Health team specialise in both acute care and rehabilitation services. We provide a high quality Physiotherapy service, within a large interdisciplinary Allied Health team, to a range of patients including orthopaedic, cardiorespiratory, general medical, general surgical, neurosurgery, spinal surgery and neurology.

The successful new graduate applicant will be appointed to this full time position, on a 2 year contract, working on a rotation basis across both the acute and rehabilitation services within the hospital. The role is appointed at an AHP1 level, and shifts are rostered across a 7 day service, commencing initially on weekdays. Recruitment for a New Graduate Physiotherapist will occur annually.

Key Responsibilities which will be learned:

  • Team oriented Allied Health interdisciplinary care
  • High standard of clinical and professional practice
  • High level critical thinking ability
  • Comprehensive assessment of patients with a wide variety of conditions
  • Create, monitor and progress individual treatment plans
  • Development of patient-focused goals
  • Discharge planning with patients to ensure a safe and timely discharge
  • Prescribing and arranging for provision of appropriate equipment

What you bring 

  • Degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy, which entitles registration with the AHPRA.  
  • Enthusiasm to support the physiotherapy team to provide high quality physiotherapy services.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the desire to be part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering integrated and quality healthcare patient outcomes.
  • Commitment to relevant professional development.
  • Ability to engage and work collaboratively with relevant internal and external agencies.
  • Computer literate, with ability to organise, set priorities and manage time effectively.
  • Flexibility to work across acute, rehabilitation and ambulatory daypatient services.
  • Willing to undertake pool rescue training and participate in hydrotherapy sessions.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation.

 About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Jane Fountain or Lorene Riley on 82276794 with any enquiries.

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