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Manager Orthotics & Prosthetics

International @Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • Post Date : June 2, 2022
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Job Description

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network
  • The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville
  • Salary  AHP-3   $99,629/106,864
  • Full-time permanent 

About the Role

Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) sits within SA Health as South Australia’s most populated health network, servicing nearly 464,000 South Australians with sites including the Royal Adelaide Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and many more. Our consumers come from diverse backgrounds, being any users of the health service. These may include inpatients, outpatients, and other support services (Integrated Care, SA Dental, Prison Health Service, DonateLife SA, Imaging, Pathology, BreastScreen SA and Pharmacy).

As the Manager of Orthotics and Prosthetics you will provide high quality advanced Prosthetic and Orthotic assessment, service planning, and direct clinical service provision as appropriate for clients who access the Orthotics and Prosthetics service for Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) and associated clinics. As an experienced clinician, you will apply significant clinical and leadership expertise to the delivery, development, and continuous improvement of quality prosthetic/orthotic services across CALHN. This is a great opportunity to lead a large team, with attractive salary packaging options and professional career development.  Relocation costs may also be provided to eligible applicants who are looking to relocate to Adelaide.

Other key responsibilities include:  

  • Operating within a multidisciplinary service context, you will uphold professional standards and provide complex clinical and consultancy services, with specialist knowledge in rehabilitation management
  • Management for technical and administrative staff and as a clinical leader, mentor, and clinical supervisor,
  • Provide clinical support, education and profession-specific supervision and be responsible for coordinating student clinical placements.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Has excellent communication skills, both written and orally
  • Has a proven ability to build relationships and engage with a range of stakeholders
  • Can work under pressure and effectively to deadlines, in a team and independently
  • Expert experience in Orthotic and Prosthetic Service
  • Experience in leadership, management, and clinical supervision of staff
  • Experience in developing policies and procedures as well as being to interpret and apply legislation, standards, and policies at a high level
  • Appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of Australian Orthotic and Prosthetic Association.

Benefits of working at CALHN

CALHN employees are people first, ideas driven, future focused and community minded. We are committed to having a diverse workforce that represents our community, whose voices, wellbeing, and professional development are valued and safeguarded. In addition, you will work at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, based at Woodville.

In addition, we are delighted to offer you:

  • Career development and opportunities for up-skilling
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Exciting, diverse career opportunities
  • Possible relocation costs for eligible applicants looking to relocate to Adelaide

Application Information:

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. 

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 compliant Immunisation screening.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 788893

Enquires to:

Sarah Wilson  Telephone:  7074 2838

Email:  [email protected]

Application Closing Date

11:55 pm Friday 1 July 2022


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