Rural Regional Generalist Podiatrist, SA Health, Port Augusta

Location: Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Community Health, Port Augusta
Salary: Salary $65,487 - $97,774 per annum - Ongoing Full Time - AHP1/AHP2
Closing Date: 21st September 2022

When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.

 Under the direct supervision of an experienced Podiatrist, the Podiatrist (AHP1), will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. To achieve this, the Podiatrist works as a member of a multi- professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, and utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment / therapy and evaluation approaches.

The Podiatrist (AHP2) applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and / or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. The Podiatrist works under reduced clinical direction, and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. As a member of a multi-professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Podiatrist utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment / therapy and evaluation approaches.

Must hold a recognised qualification within the Podiatry profession, and be eligible for full membership of the relevant allied health Professional Association. For those disciplines requiring Registration, all requirements to maintain current registration must be fulfilled. For self-regulated professions it is desirable to participate in the professional associations’ accredited continuous professional development program.

 In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

 Please note that this position is multi-classed as either a AHP1 or AHP2 and classification will be determined by qualifications and experience. 

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref:797920.

Contact Officer: Daniel Johnson

Contact phone: 0407 611 623

Contact email: daniel.johnson@sa.gov.au