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Podiatrist - Candidate Pool (AHP1/2) - Limestone Coast Local Health Network - Country Health Connect, Mount Gambier

Podiatry SA
Location: Mount Gambier Podiatrist Candidate Pool (AHP1/2)
Salary: $67,466 - $82,359 p.a. (pro-rata) - AHP1; $86,950 - $100,729 p.a. (pro-rata)-AHP2
Closing Date: 17 August 2024
  • Permanent or Temporary (full-time and part-time) and Casual positions may be available
Overview
Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LHN) is now accepting applications for a Candidate Pool, to be considered for vacant Podiatry positions (Allied Health Professional Level 1 or 2) that become available over the next 12 months. This includes casual work, also any part/full time vacancies which may arise within the wider Podiatry department. Positions may be based at our main site in Mount Gambier Hospital or at our community-based sites in Bordertown, Keith, Kingston SE, Millicent, Naracoorte or Penola.
The Podiatry Department and allied health teams within Limestone Coast Local Health Network boasts a young, energetic team focused on improving services for the people of the Limestone Coast. As a Rural Generalist Podiatrist, you will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services. To achieve this, you will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors. You will utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy, and evaluation approaches. Mount Gambier is a growing city with a vibrant feel. There are many sporting clubs, activities, and social events suitable for young professionals and families within one hour drive from the city centre. Mount Gambier Airport has multiple flights daily to Adelaide and Melbourne (45-minute flight time). There are also many opportunities to network with other professionals in the region through professional development opportunities.
Our smaller community-based sites are focused on providing quality care, closer to home. Clients will be seen in an outpatient setting and come with a wide range of clinical presentations.
You must hold a recognised qualification in Podiatry and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Experience is not necessary; new graduates are encouraged to apply. Our team consists of a Senior Podiatrist with significant experience in the areas of high-risk foot management and diabetes as well as musculoskeletal, and paediatrics who supports junior staff members. You will be committed to client-centred practice and community engagement in the provision of services, ensuring clients are meaningfully involved in all aspects of their care. Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will equip you to work positively within a team and develop effective working relationships. As an employee you will be eligible for salary sacrifice benefits and may be eligible for relocation support if required.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.
Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
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 Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.
Check(s)
  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)
Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)
SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.
The Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as diverse community groups and ages including, LGBTQI+, people living with a disability and other diversity groups. The LCLHN recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and consumers in being an employer of choice.
Find out more about working with the Limestone Coast Local Health Network at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/workatLCLHN
For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here
For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 841273
Attachments
For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 841273
Contact:
Sarah Puust
Phone: 08 87211460
Position: A/Regional Manager Allied Health & Rehabilitation