Canterbury

Participating hospital information updated Friday 29th July 2016. Please contact specific hospitals if further information is required.

Address

Canterbury Road, Campsie

Website

http://www.slhd.nsw.gov.au/canterbury/default.html

Manager / Contact

David Roberts

No of FYGs

one

No of physios (PT) and assistants (A)

12

No of hospital beds

215

FYG Clinical Rotations

4  rotations through  Medical, Surgical / Orhtopaedics, Geriatric Rehabilitaion, Musculskeletal Services (including Hydrotherapy and fracture clinic) 

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

nil

Accommodation

Travel

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, Stratfhield 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.

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

Nil.

Social Activities

May Join SLHD social club

Support Mechanisms

Senior staff provide support for further education.

Regular supervision with designated senior staff member provided

 Access to Workforce Development Programme within Central Sydney Health District.

onsite EAP

Annual Leave Policy

As Per Central Sydney Health District leave policy.