Fantastic opportunity for a qualified Podiatrist with a genuine passion for rural/remote health care
Highly attractive salary package circa $88,680 - $112,640 PLUS salary sacrificing, 5 weeks annual leave, relocation & accommodation assistance!
With ongoing mentoring & professional development opportunities, applications are welcome from both graduate & experienced Podiatrists!
Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle This organisationis currently looking for a Podiatrist to join their team in Mount Isa on a full-time basis.
Working as part of a supportive, diverse and multidisciplinary team, you will be providing Podiatry services to clients across Mount Isa and neighbouring communities, including everything from basic nail care, biomechanics, diabetes care and high risk cases.
A typical day will include:
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.
Helping those who may not otherwise receive healthcare and support, you’ll get to see the real difference your work makes in their lives, allowing clients to live and receive treatment locally.
It’s challenging, but we make a difference. Candidates from all experience levels are encouraged to apply, provided you are currently registered, or eligible to obtain registration with AHPRA. This includes recent graduates and students in their final year of studies who are looking for a role to step into after graduation. With fantastic training and mentoring structures in place, The organisation provides an ideal platform for you to grow and expand on your skill set.
It won’t always be easy - the team often works in rural and remote communities and cover a lot of distance, as one of the only organisations in the area providing these services.
Our teams come from across Australia, and include a wide range of ages, skills, and specialisations, so you’ll be working with the best! This variety enables us to collaborate in our treatment of clients and learn from one another’s viewpoints. In helping treat the full spectrum of your clients’ health needs, you will be challenged, often operating outside of your comfort zone. But the right individuals will grow both personally and professionally; and thrive as a result.
We love our work - so will you! Whether you’re looking for a change of scenery or new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.
You’ll be joining a fantastic support network, from your colleagues in Mount Isa to the wider organisation team of allied health professionals.
In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll receive an attractive salary package starting at $88,680 for a Graduate, and up to $112,640 for an experienced Podiatrist, PLUS a range of additional benefits, including:
Up to $15,900 salary sacrificing;
Annual leave loading of 17.5%;
5 weeks annual leave; and
Relocation and accommodation assistance!
You will need a current, unrestricted 'C' class Australian Driver's Licence;
You must have the right to live and work in Australia;
You will need to hold a combined blue card & NDIS worker screening (replacing yellow cards from 1 Feb 2021).
Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply.
Living in the Mount Isa community! Also known as the 'Oasis of the Outback', Mount Isa offers the relaxed lifestyle and close-knit, supportive community of a small town, without sacrificing the amenities of city living. With a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, but none of the traffic or noise, it's a fantastic place for a "tree change", offering something for everyone, regardless of their interests.
Home to the biggest rodeo in the southern hemisphere, which draws visitors from around the world, Mount Isa also offers the perfect jumping off point to explore the nearby national parks, and Lake Moondarra reservoir, located just 17 km north of the city centre!
Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
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. #JOB -10002716