Fairfield Hospital

Participating hospital information updated Friday 29th July 2016. Please contact specific hospitals if further information is required.


Cnr Polding Street and Prairievale Road, WETHERILL PARK NSW 2164


Manager / Contact

Melissa FARRUGIA (T,Th,Fr) & Christina EAGLETON (M,W,Th)

No of FYGs

2 (Fairfield), 1(Braeside).

No of physios (PT) and assistants (A)

FTE: 22.04, Head count: 31

No of hospital beds


FYG Clinical Rotations

3 months rotations in:

General Medical/Surgical


Musculoskeletal outpatients

Rehabilitation (Braeside Hosp)

Working hours

Work hours: 8.00am- 4.30pm.

No evening work. Some weekend work is required.

Weekend shifts

Some weekend work will be required.

Evening shifts



Available on request, requires advance booking- contact Fairfield Hospital reception (96168111) for information.


Bus available from Fairfield Station.

Parking available onsite for $6/day, staff parking at reduced rate.

Street parking available nearby.

Orientation Process


New staff are required to complete Corporate and Facility Orientation.  There will be both online and face-to-face training that will need to be completed within the first 2-4 weeks of employment, during work time. Additional orientation to each new clinical area will be provided at the commencement of each rotation.

Education programs

Extensive ongoing education with regular in servicing, clinical supervision and performance management with a focus on Evidence Based Practice.  New graduates are expected to take responsibility for their own learning and will be expected to have revised and prepared adequately prior to rotation into new clinical areas.

Pre-Requisites e.g. D/L; Interest in clinical areas relevant to facility


Social Activities

Prariewood Leisure Centre is a 5-minute walk from the hospital, this centre is well equipped with 2 swimming pools and a variety of gym based classes.

Wetherill Park Stocklands is also a 5-minute walk and has a wide variety of shops, banks, cinemas and cafes.



Support Mechanisms

Regular inservice program

Formal and informal clinical supervision

Performance review and development

Experienced seniors in all rotations

Annual Leave Policy

Annual Leave is not available during allocation year.  Consideration may be given for exceptional circumstances only.