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    Participating hospital information 2023. Please contact the hospital directly if further information is required.


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    Hospital Road, CONCORD, NSW 2139


    David Roberts

    HOD Physiotherapy

    Ph 97676702


    No of FYGs


    No of Physios (PT) and Assistants (A)


    No of Hospital Beds


    Selection Criteria

    1.      Demonstrated organisational and time management skills, and the ability to apply these to work prioritisation in an acute care hospital based clinical setting.

    2.      Demonstrated commitment to professional development

    3.      Demonstrated experiences in working as a member of a multidisciplinary team

    4.      Demonstrates a thorough understanding and management of clinical deterioration

    FYG Clinical Rotations


    Acute care wards with ICU experience

    Musculoskeletal Outpatients

    Acute Aged Care

    Rehabilitation unit

    Working Hours

    8.00 am - 4.30 pm Monday - Friday

    Weekend Shifts

    Weekend service consists of participation in the general weekend roster along with all level 1 / 2 staff. This is predeominatley 4 hours Saturday am with occasional cover of permanent weekend staff leave.

    Evening shifts

    No set evening shift.

    FYG will partake in the 24 hour on call service on rostered basis.



    Orientation Process

    All staff members participate in the Hospitals orientation process including online orientation and face to face sessions.

    A comprehensive Physiotherapy specific orientation programme occurs in the first week of duty, including area specific tutorials, practical sessions and an ICU SIM session.

    All new graduates then undergo a thorough and individualised orientation into ICU as part of their acute care rotation

    Education Programs

    Weekly rotation based inservices

    Weekly teaching with seniors

    weekly 5 x 5 clinical reasoning sessions led by level 1 / 2 staff

    Fortnightly departmental education sessions

    SLHD wide first year graduate programme conducted by the district centre for education and development.

    Social Activities

    New Staff Gym available onsite

    Area Leisure and Fitness Club

    Active social committee

    Support Mechanisms

    All graduates have structured supervision with seniors throughout rotations.

    All graduates will have a non clinical mentor with monthly supervision conducted by a staff member that does not directly supervise them.

    All staff in SLHD have access to the confidential EAP prgramme.

    Annual Leave Policy

    Short periods of annual leave can be negotitated on an individual basis as per the SLHD leave matters policy