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


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    575 Canterbury Road, Campsie NSW 2194


    Sandeep Gupta

    Head of Physiotherapy

    P: 02 9153 2473

    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

    4 rotations:  General medical, General surgical / Orthopaedics (includes ICU), Geriatric Rehabilitation, Musculskeletal Outpatients (including Hydrotherapy and Fracture Clinic) 

    Each rotation is 3 months.

    Working Hours

    Monday to Friday between 8.00 and 1630.

    On call for weekends and public holidays.

    Weekend Shifts

    Weekend work only required if the regular weekend staff member is unable to work.

    Weekend workload requires 6 hours on Saturday and 4 hours on Sunday.

    Frequency of being on call is approximatley one in six weekends

    Evening shifts



    Canterbury Hospital is situated between Belmore Station and Campsie station. It is well serviced by Bus services with direct routes to Bankstown, Rockdale, City, Burwood, Strathfield, Hurstville, Bondi, Five Dock, Drummoyne, and Concord.

    Orientation Process

    New staff will be required to complete the standard District orientation day and Canterbury Hospital Orientation Day.

    Physiotherapy Orientation consists of a one week programme including orientation to each ward.

    Some orientation is shared with Concord Hospital and will occur at Concord.

    Education Programs

    Weekly staff inservice programme

    Sydney Local Health District mandatory inservice/training programmes

    Ability to attend district group education programmes

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


    Social Activities

    May Join SLHD social club

    Support Mechanisms

    Senior staff provide support for further education.

    Regular supervision with designated senior staff member provided, in addition to regular supervision from senior in the rotation

    Access to Workforce Development Programme within Sydney Local Health District.

    Onsite Employee Assistance Program

    My District OK

    Annual Leave Policy

    As per Sydney Local Health District leave policy.