Physiotherapist - Grade 1

Allied Health
2000007P Requisition #


PHYSIOTHERAPIST - Grade 1 Full Time - Rotating position

  • Diverse Allied Health team
  • Physiotherapy Weekday position - some weekend work expected
  • Supportive management team
  • Varied caseload across acute and sub-acute sites including Knox Private, Bellbird Private and Ringwood Private Hospitals

Knox Private Hospital currently has the opportunity for an enthusiastic Grade 1 physiotherapist to join the Knox Physiotherapy team in a full time capacity on a 2 year contract. This role is a Grade 1 rotating position with the opportunity to work across multiple sites, including Knox Private, bellbird Private, Ringwood private and The Victorian Rehab Centre. Rotations across sites include the opportunity to work across multiple physiotherapy specialities including acute orthopaedics, general medical, cardiac/thoracic surgical, ICU, oncology, surgical and rehabilitation. The Knox Physiotherapy Department is committed to providing evidenced based care, with the successful candidate being supported with ongoing departmental professional development and senior mentoring.


As a Grade 1 Physiotherapist your responsibilities will include:

  • Assessment and treatment of patients where clinically indicated in collaboration with patients/families and the multidisciplinary team to achieve identified goals and health outcomes
  • Providing a high standard of clinical care to individuals/patients in our hospital
  • Be flexible and adaptable across multiple wards and sites as required
  • Expected weekend work 
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Regular supervision with senior physiotherapist/supervisor


Knox Private Hospital is the largest private hospital in the eastern and south eastern corridor of Melbourne. We operate 11 theatres, a 24 hour Emergency Department, an on-site medical team, a 10 bed Intensive Care Unit, a 10 bed Coronary Care Unit and a Day Procedure Unit. We offer a broad range of acute services, with over 25 specialty areas and are leaders in cardiac and general surgery, oncology, general medicine, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, urology, plastics and vascular surgery.


At Knox Private Hospital our most valuable resources are our people. Knox Private prides itself on its reputation and commitment to the provision of exceptional customer service. We recognise that we are only as good as our staff, and this is why we seek to employ and retain highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated people.


Selection Criteria:

  • Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • New Graduates encouraged to apply.
  • Highly developed assessment and treatment skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Skills and experience working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Customer focused service delivery A Physiotherapist with a diverse range of skills.


Applications close: Friday 28 February 2020

For further enquiries: Prue Adams, Allied Health Manager. Phone: (03) 9210 7133 Mon-Fri

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.


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