Royal Rehab Private Petersham
November 15, 2023
Petersham, Australia
Job Type


  • Part time position available (3 days per week)
  • Days of the week negotiable
  • Available now & February 2024
  • Up to $15,900 salary packaging per financial year   
  • Inner West, Sydney


About us…

Royal Rehab Private Petersham is part of the Royal Rehab Group, a leading provider of disability and rehabilitation services. A 37 bed private rehabilitation hospital centrally located in Petersham NSW, Royal Rehab Private Petersham is close to public transport and with access to off street parking.

We provide the highest level of patient care through dedicated staff experienced in all major rehabilitation specialties. Multidisciplinary care is delivered to patients according to individualised patient goals and needs. Our sole focus is helping our patients achieve a better quality of life through rehabilitation, and we are constantly looking at new ways to help improve patient outcomes.

We know diversity makes Royal Rehab Private Petersham a great place to work and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


About the role…

An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate AFRM Trainee Registrar/CMO to join our team. Teaching affiliations with Sydney and Newcastle universities, AFRM Trainee Registrar duties involve the shared management of patients on the 37 bed rehabilitation ward well supported by two Registrars, five Rehabilitation Physicians, a Rheumatologist and a Geriatrician.

The position is available from February 2024 to February 2025. However, there is an opportunity to commence in the position early from October 2023 to February 2025.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Case mix: Stroke, neurological, orthopaedic, geriatric, cardiac and cancer rehabilitation.
  • On call is alternate Friday nights and there are some occasions where overtime is required on a Saturday to accommodate late admissions on Fridays.
  • VMOs look after all ‘On Call’ requirements otherwise.
  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team in all hospital activities.
  • Communicate with the patient and their families about their rehabilitation and ongoing goals.


About you…

We seek a self-motivated and friendly individual with:

  • Medical Degree, and current registration with AHPRA.
  • Postgraduate clinical experience to include at least 2 years.
  • Demonstrated relevant clinical practice at a high standard relevant to the years of experience.
  • Clinical experience in the management of orthopaedic, neurological and medical conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently utilising skills, judgment and expertise to provide a high standard of patient care to all persons admitted to the unit.
  • Demonstrated ability to fulfil the full scope of clinical privileges advertised in the position.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult with patients and their families, interdisciplinary team, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Committed to the provision of person-centred care and excellent customer service.
  • Willingness to participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of quality activities to improve service delivery and patient care.
  • Computer literate and ability to work in an expanding computerised environment.

Trainees have a good opportunity to undertake a Research Module during this term and there is an excellent Teaching Program.


What we offer... 

  • Salary Packaging:  Up to $15,900 salary packaging per financial year
  • Benefits: Fitness Passport & HCF Private Health Insurance discounts
  • Career growth: Genuine career opportunities
  • Work life balance: Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary: Competitive remuneration
  • Leadership: Supportive and experienced leadership team
  • Culture: Friendly and close-knit team environment

We are proud of our diverse and skilled team of passionate healthcare and support professionals committed to delivering the very best for the people we serve. A career at Royal Rehab is the opportunity to make a difference with a progressive and innovative organisation, built on a rich history of community care since 1899.


What's next?

Address the essential criteria in your cover letter and CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW.

Please note, only applicants that address this criteria will be considered.


The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a current criminal record check working with children check, employment history and referee checks.

A career with Royal Rehab Private Petersham is an opportunity to collaborate, grow and make a difference with an iconic organisation recognised as a leader in rehabilitation and disability support.

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical exemption certificate as part of the recruitment processWe do not provide sponsorship and no agencies please.


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