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Graduate Podiatrist - Mount Isa

Health Workforce Queensland - Mount Isa, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Kick-start your career!

This organisatiion has an opportunity available for Graduate Podiatrist in Mount Isa. This is a full-time role, with position being offered as a 12-month maternity cover contract.

Working as part of a close-knit, multidisciplinary team, you will provide Podiatry services and community education activities to a broad range of clients across your location and neighbouring communities.

You will be highly supported as you prevent, diagnose and treat disorders of the feet by:

  • Examining patients' feet to determine the nature and extent of conditions, deformities and injuries;
  • Treating foot disabilities caused by diseases such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disorders, rheumatoid arthritis and other neuropathies;
  • Recording patients' treatments and progress, and evaluating the effectiveness of clinical interventions; and
  • Assisting health and community groups by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, disease and disability, and other health-related issues.
Is this you?

If you have a solid sense of adventure, are up for a new challenge, and are genuinely interested in making a real difference to the local community, this could be the role for you!

With fantastic training and mentoring structures in place, this organisation is an ideal environment for any graduate to learn and expand on their skill set, and as such is open to applications from both current Podiatrists or students in their final year of studies, who are looking for a role to step into after graduation.

Whilst practical experience isn't essential, you will need to bring with you a genuine desire to learn - from your team, external mentors, and the communities themselves. staff come from across Australia, and include a wide range of ages, skills, and specialisations, so you'll be learning from the best!

Passionate about providing high-quality care, you'll be confident in your ability to assess and treat a broad range of clients and conditions - without being afraid to ask for advice or support as needed. You will need to be able to connect with individuals from all walks of life, as you will be working with, and treating people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

It is important that you hold, or will be eligible to obtain, AHPRA registration as a Podiatrist. More information about AHPRA registration, how to apply, and who is eligible, can be found here.

Please note: You will need to hold, or be willing to obtain, a current, unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence and consent to a criminal record check prior to commencement.

Why join this organisaton?

This organisation is one of the largest health service providers in the state, servicing an area 1/3 the size of Queensland. Often one of the only organisations in the region providing these services and offers the chance to truly make a difference in the wellbeing and overall lives of those living in these communities.

You will be joining a vibrant, multi-disciplinary team who have come from across Australia, with a mix of experiences, from fresh graduates to seasoned experts!

You'll have access to a fantastic support network, from your teammates in Mount Isa, to the wider team of allied health professionals. You'll be able to have your say in how to best treat the clients in your care, with your preferences and feedback taken into account, and a hands-on admin team to organise everything behind the scenes, according to how you work best.

Passionate about providing training, mentoring, and career progression, this organisation will ensure there are plenty of opportunities made available to you as you grow into a seasoned member of their team. They also provide a flexible working environment, so you can work at your best and produce the optimum outcomes for your clients.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll receive an attractive remuneration package starting from $88,680 (negotiable with skills and experience) including super and the following benefits:

  • Up to $15,900 salary sacrificing;
  • Financial support for a discipline-specific mentor;
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%;
  • Travel subsidy for outreach trips and flex time; and
  • 5 weeks annual leave.

Your remuneration package would also include your choice of subsidised, fully self-contained accommodation or an accommodation allowance, in addition to a further $5,000 Relocation Assistance.

Interested in taking on a new challenge with a vibrant organisation, learning & expanding your skill set as you support local Queensland communities? - Apply Now! Job No: 10002610

Please note:

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role
  • Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply

Following successful placement eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives

This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development. https://www.healthworkforce.com.au/health-workforce-scholarship-program/