Podiatry SA

Clinical Senior Podiatrist - Mt Gambier or other location by negotiation

SALARY: $102,641 - $110,094 p.a. (pro-rata) CLASSIFICATION: AHP3

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time (part time hours to be considered)

Experience all facets of Podiatry, in a rare opportunity to grow and expand services, particularly for patients with high-risk foot, as an experienced Podiatrist, within a dynamic, energetic, and growing allied health team.

  • Financial incentives, including salary sacrificing and other provisions.
  • Up to $13,000 reimbursed relocation costs may be available.
  • Work/life balance - many sporting clubs, activities, and social events suitable for young and mature professionals.
  • Supported in Clinical Supervision and Professional Development opportunities, including targeted leadership and management training.

  • Work in one of the largest Allied Health teams outside of metropolitan Adelaide.
  • We are in a unique position for growing podiatry service provision. This is an opportunity to dream big and set up innovative practices. We seek an experienced Podiatrist to lead the re-establishment of high-quality and enviable podiatry service.
  • The Clinical Senior Podiatrist works within a multidisciplinary team, with close links particularly with Community Nursing and Physiotherapy.
  • The position predominantly supports outpatient services for patients with diabetic management, nail surgery, wound management, skin and nail pathology, orthotic prescription, podopaediatrics, palliative care, biomechanics, education, and health promotion. Mt Gambier has close links with the High-Risk Foot Clinic and Vascular Clinic in Flinders Medical Centre, with significant potential to grow this relationship to support best practice models.
  • Based in the rural city of Mount Gambier, and coordinates and supports outreach services to 6 regional towns within the Limestone Coast.
  • Potential to grow Podiatry undergraduate placement clinics.
  • Potential to grow the Allied Health Assistant workforce to support innovative service delivery and well-established Basic Nail Clinics and expand into Residential Aged Care.
  • Potential to grow innovative telehealth models of care.
  • Direct support from the Advanced Clinical Lead Podiatrist and Regional Manager of Allied Health.
  • Utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment, and evaluation approaches to provide clinical services.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Enjoys new experiences and looking to join a welcoming and social team
  • Experience is essential, with a demonstrated ability to lead others through change.

  • Must hold a recognised qualification in Podiatry and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant immunisation screening

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network is surrounded by a world-class wine region, outdoor adventures, and some of South Australia’s best coastline, offering a work-life balance like no other.

Your lifestyle
  • Relaxed and affordable lifestyle
  • Access to safe beaches, excellent recreational fishing, sailing and surf
  • Outstanding National Parks and great sporting and recreational facilities
  • Well-serviced with educational facilities, including TAFE and University campuses
  • Plenty of social activities including sporting clubs, music groups, and great food and beverage experiences

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network provides a wide range of health care services to residents within the Limestone Coast region, covering a large geographical area that consists of the Upper and Lower South East, and extends all the way to the Victorian border.

Services include accident and emergency, day and inpatient surgery, aboriginal health, obstetric services, community health, paediatric and aged care services.

Our health facilities have dedicated, experienced staff who strive to meet the needs of the community by providing the highest level of health care within the Mount Gambier, Bordertown, Keith, Kingston, Millicent, Naracoorte and Penola areas.

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.

Click here to learn more about living and working in Limestone Coast LHN

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.

The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • 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 is required to implement the Addressing vaccine-preventable disease: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy in the workplace.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 845120

Inquiries to: Sarah Puust, A/Regional Manager Allied Health, and Rehabilitation, 0466 956 893
Email: [email protected]

For more information and to apply
Application Closing Date
31 December 2024 - 12 months - 11.55 PM