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Position Details
Reference Number 392264
Position Title Physiotherapist Level 3 - Cerebral Palsy Orthopaedic
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Geographical Location , Westmead
Advertised Award/Classification Physiotherapist Level 3
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

This position is primarily invovled in the  assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy pre and post orthopaedic surgery, both as inpatients and outpatients. The physiotherapist will also provide physiotherapy services to Turner Care by Parent Ward. They will work in consultation with the senior physiotherapists of the relevant areas.


This role offers an exciting opportunity to join the Physiotherapy Department at The Children's Hosptial at Westmead.


This position is Permanent Full Time and is classified as a Physiotherapist Level 3.


Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.


SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 


**You may be required to work in any facility within The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network. Should this occur, reasonable notice will be provided.**


As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.


This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Commission for Children and Young People.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website https://check.kids.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria 1. Current Australian Physiotherapy Registration.

2. Extensive post graduate experience relevant to the position including casting experience .

3. Postgraduate experience working with children with cerebral palsy or similar neurological disorders.

4. Ability to teach both health professionals and parents/carers.

5. Proven ability to work in a multi disciplinary team.

6. Demonstrated high level of communication skills, both written and verbal.

7. Commitment to quality improvement and ongoing professional development.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Kerry West
Contact Number 98453369
Contact Email kerry.west@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 03/06/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view