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Goulburn Base Hospital and Health Service

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    130 Goldsmith St GOULBURN NSW 2580 (Locked Bag 15, GOULBURN)


    Anne Brewster

    No of FYGs

    2 (Westmead)

    No of Physios (PT) and Assistants (A)

    9 PT , 5 AHAs

    No of Hospital Beds


    Selection Criteria

    As per Westmead Hospital- rural secondment from this as primary site

    FYG Clinical Rotations

    Inpatients: orthopaedics including plasters, general medical and surgical, ED

    Outpatients: general musculoskeletal outpatients including orthopaedic group, small amount of inpatients as required

    Working Hours

    Monday - Friday 0830- 1700

    Weekend Shifts

    Occasional opportunity on voluntary basis only.

    Evening shifts




    2 bedroom unit within walking distance to the Health Service and Goulburn town.

    Unit is shared by the 2 Physiotherapists on secondment.

    Has a loungeroom and TV, equipped kitchen, bathroom and small courtyard.

    Parking available at no charge on accommodation site.

    For staff who already pay for accommodation elsewhere, there is no charge. Evidence of payment for your usual accommodation must be provided prior to arrival (details will be available when you commence at Westmead) to qualify for a fee waiver.

    For staff who do not already pay for their usual accommodation, accommodation will be charged at the rate of $100 per week.

    A refundable key deposit of $50 is required on arrival.


    A travel reimbursement is paid for one return trip from Westmead to Goulburn.

    Orientation Process

    Orientation is provided at commencement of rotation and ongoing supervision and support is provided.

    Education Programs

    Weekly staff inservice.

    Hospital Grand Rounds

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


    Social Activities

    1 3/4 hours drive from Liverpool. 1 hour from Canberra. 1 1/2 hours from the Coast. A rural environment with a large variety of sporting and recreational activities. Only 2 hours drive from the snow.

    Trivia at local pubs

    Support Mechanisms

    Regular supervision and support sessions are scheduled throughout placement.

    Senior clinicians on site.

    Annual Leave Policy

    Annual Leave requests will be considered on a case by case basis and must be submitted prior to arrival.