Position Details
Reference Number 35797
Position Title Grade 1 Physiotherapist
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Grade 1 Physiotherapist

  • Full-time, fixed term until August 2021
  • Rotations through specialist paediatric physiotherapy areas
  • Parkville location with fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:
The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.


With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.


The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


The Role:

This fixed-term is part of our Paediatric Rotation Program, offering grade 1 physiotherapists the opportunity to rotation on a four-monthly basis between various specialist physiotherapy teams, developing skills and experience across a wide range of clinical specialties.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Excellent professional, interpersonal and self-reflection skills to enable effective work with people of different personalities and backgrounds
  • The ability to motivate children of different ages and abilities
  • A passion to be an advocate for patients and their families
  • An ability to balance sometimes competing and conflicting priorities
  • An ability to consult with a range of community and acute health professionals and resources regarding the ongoing physiotherapy needs of patients
  • Excellent computer literacy skills
  • Well-developed self-care strategies

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?

That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Fiona Moran
Contact Number 93459300
Alternate Contact Person Esta Tannenbaum
Alternate Contact Number 93459300
Closing Date 07/08/2020
Position Description Grade 1 Physiotherapist - Position Description.pdf