Position Details
Reference Number 17294
Position Title Head of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Chief Nursing Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Allied Health Professionals
Classification From: VB24 - PHYSIOTHERAPY GRADE 4 YEAR1
Classification To: VB27 - PHYSIOTHERAPY GRADE 4 YEAR4
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


Are you a dynamic and innovative leader?

We are seeking a dynamic and innovative Head of our Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy departments from early January 2020. This is a full time position fixed position for 6 months, with some possibility of an extension to 9 months. This opportunity gives great exposure to managing a multi-disciplinary team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists, as well as Exercise Physiologists and Allied Health Assistants. Consideration may be given to part time applicants, at a minimum of 0.5 EFT fractions.


To be successful in this role you will be able to:

- provide strategic and leadership direction within the broader Peter Mac Strategy

- have a commitment to and demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging best practice in your relevant discipline

- demonstrate experience in delivering high quality clinical care with proven outcomes

- be responsible for the facilitation and support of clinical research

- provide excellent clinical education for undergraduate, postgraduate students and staff

- quickly develop key strategic relationships


Applications should be made by providing a cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria in the position description, as well as your resume.


All appointments are made subject to a current satisfactory Police Check and AHPRA registration.


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Contact Person Alicia Martin
Contact Number 85595263
Closing Date 30/10/2019
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