Position Details
Reference Number 36541
Position Title Head of Profession – Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Physiotherapy
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • Lead a large, dynamic and innovative Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology & Neurophysiology Scientist team across 5 bed based sites at Monash Health
  • Actively contribute to the design and implementation of an innovative Allied Health models of care
  • Operationally responsible for over 142EFT and professionally responsible for all Physiotherapists, Exercise physiologists and Neurophysiology scientists at Monash Health.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between that supports the delivery of clinical are.

Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiology

The Physiotherapy Management team across Monash Health hold operational responsible for 142EFT of Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology & Neurophysiology Scientists across 5 bed based hospitals, making this the largest Physiotherapy team in Victoria

About the Role

This senior leadership role actively contributes to a high-performing, collaborative and integrated Allied Health service. You will support the General Manager Allied Health and Patient Flow and the Chief Allied Health Officer in ensuring that our culture for continuous improvement and pursuit of excellence is at the forefront of what we do.

  • Manage a large and growing team of Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologists & Neurophysiology scientists
  • Professional governance responsibility for Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologist, Neurophysiology scientists, Massage Therapists, Biomechanists, Neurophysiology Scientists and Healthwise Fitness staff across bedbased, community, mental health and Monash Children’s Hospital. This includes facilitating and translating best and evidence-based practice, research, credentialing, scope of practice and innovation so that patients/clients and their families/carers receive safe and effective care and a positive experience.
  • Site leadership for Allied Health at Monash Medical Centre, Clayton (however it is expected that the Head of Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology has a presence at all managed campuses in order to meet service and staff needs)
  • Leading workforce innovations and facilitating a strong research culture

About you

You are an outstanding leader in your field. You are compassionate, positive patient outcomes results in your strong leadership capabilities. You will direct and manage a team of professionals in driving practise excellence in accordance with defined practise standards to ensure the highest level of patient care.

What we offer

  • Attractive salary including salary packaging opportunities
  • Work closely with the Monash Health Senior Leadership Team and leverage of their expertise to progress your career with us
  • Opportunities to use your drive for innovation to grow and develop services to meet the changing landscape within the broader healthcare system.

What you need

  • Proven experience leading a team of allied health professionals
  • Current practicing physiotherapy AHPRA registration
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Post Graduate qualification in Management or related field is desirable


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check & WWC.  As part of our selection process, you may be invited by e-mail to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, all applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Contact Person
Stuart Cavill General Manager Allied Health & Patient Flow 0414 329 531
Advertising Closing 25/01/2019
Position Documents
Position Description MH_Position_Description_HOP-PT_EP 20181130.pdf
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