Central Highland Rural Health – Allied Health – Part-Time

Discipline: Podiatry

Part-Time hours: 24 hours per week

Position: Podiatrist (Grade 2)

Hours: 24 hours a week

Status: Permanent Part time

Classification: Podiatrist Grade 2

Location: All Campuses at Creswick, Clunes, Daylesford, Kyneton & Trentham

Central Highlands Rural Health is major provider of public health and wellbeing services across the Macedon Ranges and Hepburn Shire, with locations in Clunes, Creswick, Daylesford, Kyneton and Trentham.

Our purpose is: “To be the most valued local provider of quality, person centred care and services, improving the health and wellbeing of our community”

We operate under a framework of Best Care which is Safe, Personal, Connected and Right for every person, every time.

Our values are:

  • Act with RESPECT

Central Highlands Rural Health recognises, supports and celebrates the diversity of the communities within which we work.

Our services are delivered to people of all ages and health status with a focus on care of the aged and disadvantaged

Integrated Primary Care – Podiatry

To provide podiatry, assessment, treatment and care for community members, patients in CRHR Acute Hospitals and residents in CRHR Aged Care facilities.

To work as a sole practitioner primarily in the Community Health setting.

Responsibilities & Major Activities


  • To be aware of and promote the Health service philosophy and objectives
  • Practice within the code of ethics of the podiatry profession
  • Develop and deliver the podiatry discipline in accordance with the various program guidelines. i.e. CHSP, NDIS, HACC etc.
  • To be responsible for equipment, supplies and resource materials
  • To provide the Coordinator of Physical Wellbeing (CPWB) with ongoing evaluation of the service
  • Provide statistics and reports for the service as required


  • Provide an appropriate podiatry service for the designated sector of the community or health care area
  • Participate in planning and implementing health promotion programs and education activities

Person Centred Care

  • ┬áProvide individualised podiatry care to assist clients maintain their independence, wellbeing and ability to control their lives.
  • Encourage and support client independence, decisions and choices.

About you:

We seek applicants who will primary responsibility for a designated podiatry caseload, accepting and responding to service referrals designated scope of practice

Our successful applicant would participate and contribute to team meetings as appropriate

Our offering:

At Central Highlands Rural Health we have a diverse workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our employees enjoy the benefits of:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free car parking at all facilities
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program

All appointments to Central Highlands Rural Health are subject to a satisfactory clearance of a National Police Check and Employee Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Central Highlands Rural Health committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Last modified: 11 September, 2020


Date Posted: Friday, 11 September 2020

Closing Date: Friday, 23 October 2020

Contact: Elizabeth Rhook

Phone: 03 5345 9190

Email: elizabethr@hhs.vic.gov.au


Name: Central Highland Rural Health

Address: Hospital StreetDaylesford vic 3460

Website: https://hhs.mercury.com.au

Other Location(s)

Central Highlands Rural Health have campuses at:
Clunes – Creswick – Daylesford – Kyneton – Trentham