Position Details
Reference Number 22430
Position Title Clinical Lead Physiotherapist - Grade 4
Employment Type Permanent Part 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


Clinical Lead Physiotherapy


The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer and one of an elite group of hospitals worldwide to have its own integrated cancer research program and laboratories.

This is a leadership position within Physiotherapy and provides an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and highly motivated applicant to contribute to the care delivered in this specialist hospital.


The successful applicant will provide advanced clinical leadership and practice in the area of cancer care and physiotherapy as well as have extensive experience and strategic leadership within the following areas:

  • Leading a culture of quality improvement
  • Leading the teaching, education, professional development activities within a department
  • Developing a culture of research and academic activities 

This is a permanent part time opportunity, 38.00 hours per fortnight.


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Physiotherapy registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in exercise prescription to at risk or functionally compromised groups
  • Exceptionally strong theoretical knowledge and specialist clinical expertise
  • 10 years relevant experience working in an acute hospital
  • Lymphoedema management qualifications and experience are highly desirable
  • Experience running groups or programs
  • Higher qualifications in a relevant field 
  • Experience working/leading a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in service planning, development and evaluation
  • Strong quality improvement, education and research skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and time management skills
  • Knowledge/experience at a senior Allied Health level in acute care
  • Demonstrated leadership within the profession/Allied Health/cancer care
  • A track record in delivering a range of outcomes effectively, including clinical service delivery.  
  • Research or project management skills are highly regarded.


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


All queries should be directed to Anya Traill or Lucy Bucci and applications submitted via the Peter Mac website including details of a minimum of two professional referees.


Peter Mac requires its staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this requirement.

Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Desirable: Do you have 10 years relevant physiotherapy clinical experience?
Essential: Do you have full AHPRA physiotherapy registration?
Desirable: Do you have post graduate qualifications in relevant field and / or lymphoedema qualifications (L1 / L2)?
Contact Person Anya Traill
Contact Number 0385595225
Alternate Contact Person Lucy Bucci
Alternate Contact Number 0385595224
Alternate Contact Email lucy.bucci@petermac.org
Closing Date 22/05/2022
Position Description
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