Physiotherapy: New Graduate Program
Alfred Health is one of Victoria’s leading and largest public hospital networks. It services Melbourne’s greater metropolitan area and provides state wide specialty care services. Alfred Health incorporates The Alfred, Caulfield Hospital and Sandringham Hospital. There are 32 exciting and challenging four month rotations on offer across the three campuses.
The depth of expertise among our senior physiotherapy clinicians provides excellent clinical support for new graduates.
Our Physiotherapy service is committed to excellence in the provision of physiotherapy care, while maintaining a relaxed and professional team environment. We provide a dynamic interactive workplace with each stream containing very experienced and enthusiastic senior clinicians. All campuses encourage a friendly environment and have regular cross-campus social events.
Alfred Health is committed to the development of new graduate physiotherapists, and offers several two year contracts each year for new graduates.
Local and interstate graduates are encouraged to apply. To be considered for the graduate program, candidates are permitted to have up to 3 months paid employment at a physiotherapist.
Please note: This timeline is for guidance ONLY and may be altered / delayed due to the impacts of COVID-19 on recruitment and / or local university graduation dates.
To be the first to be notified of upcoming positions, please sign up for job alerts on the Alfred Health Careers page, by selecting “Join our Talent Community”
New graduate recruitment process
|Wednesday 12 October, 2022||APA Job Show|
|Thursday 13 October, 2022||Jobs Advertised|
|Late October, 2022||Interview offers made|
|Monday 16 January, 2023||New graduates commence|
Footy player physio student upskills at The Alfred
AFLW player and La Trobe University physiotherapy student Libby Birch has gained new skills and experience during her placement at The Alfred, while keeping up with her training commitments with the Melbourne Demons.
Patient turns mentor following traumatic brain injury
A traumatic brain injury in July 2017 left 48-year-old Mark unable to move or communicate. After eighteen months of care and support from Alfred Health staff, along with his own strength and determination, Mark is now active and social, and he’s been invited back to hospital to mentor other patients.
Motivation for stroke patient from an AFL legend
For Joe Ash, experiencing a second stroke at just 20 years of age was a setback, but armed with self-determination and a boost from a former AFL footballer, the young music enthusiast is on the road to recovery.
Introduction to Trauma Physiotherapy (2 half-days)
Presented over two afternoons, this course is aimed at new graduate physiotherapists and those with limited acute trauma experience.
The content presented in this course will include basic acute trauma injury profiles and acute physiotherapy assessment and management skills.