Grade 2 Podiatrist

Part Time (0.8FTE) - Fixed term (12 months)
Site: Coburg and Brunswick sites (other site coverage may be required)

$86k - 100k + super + salary packaging

Your new organisation

At Merri Health, we strive to enrich diverse communities through the provision of quality health care and support services.  A career at Merri will see you contributing to a culture that affects change for our clients and the wider community.  We are committed to supporting the talent and skills of our employees because we know their capability is the key to our success.

Your new role

You will be working as part of an established and supportive multidisciplinary team to provide direct and comprehensive high quality and evidence based podiatry services to clients who are aged 65 and over (over 50 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People). This role is funded by the Commonwealth Home Support Program Health Program (CHSP). The model of care operates in accordance with the principles of the CHSP guidelines as a Wellness approach working with clients aiming to maximise functional independence and their ability to participate and remain living fully in the community.

You will:
- Provide high quality and evidence based podiatry assessment and intervention for clients aged 65 and over.
- Maintain accurate, up-to-date clinical records to a high standard
- Work alongside a well-established multidisciplinary team in order to achieve great client outcomes.
- Be part of a supportive team of Podiatrists and receive individual/group supervision alongside professional development opportunities
- Have the opportunity to contribute to quality improvement activities as part of your professional development

You will be responsible for

In order to be considered for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.
What you'll need to succeed
- Degree qualified in Podiatry with current AHPRA registration
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a Podiatrist
- Extensive knowledge, and experience, of managing a broad range of acute and chronic podiatry conditions
- Experience in the application of the principles of Chronic Disease Management; Person Centred Care; Goal Directed Care Planning and Self-management.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a wider multidisciplinary team and health professional
- Full Victorian driver's license

What you will need to succeed

• Experience and high degree of proficiency in the use of information technologies and Microsoft Office;
• Strong capability to foster and maintain strong working relationships internally, externally, with our consortia partners and sub-contractors;
• Analytical mindset and problem solving, solution focused skills;
• Proven accuracy and meticulous attention to detail;
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
• Results driven and being in a fast paced environment

What we offer

We offer a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment which encourages you to bring your whole self to work. As the successful applicant you’ll be joining an organisation where you will be supported to grow, learn and develop your skills to reach your potential.
You will also have access to generous salary packaging, purchase leave and flexible work arrangement options.

What you need to do now

Start by reviewing the attached position description and take a few minutes to learn more about us on our website. If you have any questions, contact Lauren Hennessy on 0429 539 530 or

When you're ready to apply, email your CV and cover letter to

Applications close 31/03/2023.

What else do I need to know

Preferred candidates will be subject to comprehensive reference and pre-employment background checking conducted by Merri Health prior to an offer of employment, including criminal record history check, NDIS worker screening and other employee screening and credential checks as determined by the position description.

All candidates must have the right to work in Australia. Merri Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring a safe environment for children and young people.

We encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTIQA+ community and those living with a disability to apply.