Position Details
Reference Number 33339
Position Title 2020 - Neurodevelopment & Disability Fellow
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne is a leading provider of specialist public health services for children and adolescents and is the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria, caring for children from Tasmania and southern New South Wales as well as other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff of more than 4,500 we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.


The Neurodevelopment and Disability team are specialists, with a range of expertise, who promote the highest standards of care for children with developmental disabilities and their families. We provide care for children with: developmental concerns; cerebral palsy; intellectual disability; autism spectrum disorder; spina bifida and other developmental and long-term disabilities.


Our team includes clinicians, researchers, administrators and training specialists with nursing, medical, physiotherapy, psychology, occupational therapy and speech therapy expertise. We work together with families to complete research and provide training that answers important questions and to provide a holistic and individualised approach to best care that will improve the lives of children and young people with a neurodisability, and the lives of their families.


A position is available as a Fellow in the department of Neurodevelopment and Disability at The Royal Children's Hospital. Applications can be on a full time or part time basis. This role will provide excellent training for those considering a career in, or a substantial commitment to, the field of Neurodevelopment and Disability. The Fellow will be involved in research and will also be responsible for patient care. It is anticipated that the Fellow will spend approximately 80% of their time in clinical. This position is for a twelve month term but there may be opportunities for this to be extended for a second twelve month period.


This position will close on Thursday 11th July 2019, with the view to interview week commencing Monday 29th July 2019.


The successful applicant must undergo a police and working with children check. In addition, all International Medical Graduate applicants will need to refer to the AHPRA website to ensure they have passed the necessary English language test https://www.ahpra.gov.au/Registration/Registration-Standards/English-language-skills.aspx


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.

Contact Person Dr Gilulana Antolovich
Contact Number 93455898
Alternate Contact Person Dr Catherine Marraffa
Alternate Contact Number 93455898
Closing Date 11/07/2019
Position Description 2020 Neurodevelopment and Disability Fellow PD4 (002) V2 2019 (1).doc