Training Positions

Rehabilitation Medicine Training in Victoria

Rehabilitation Medicine Training Victoria was established in 2012 with funding from the Victorian Department of Health, to oversee Rehabilitation Medicine training in the state of Victoria.

Rehabilitation Medicine Training Victoria’s mission is to provide evidence-based medical education resources/support to Victorian Rehabilitation Medicine trainers/trainees and to operationalise the educational/academic principles established by the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.

The application process for 2020 positions is site dependent. Trainees will have to lodge an application to individual health services for Rehabilitation Medicine Registrar positions. You will need to fulfil the criteria specified by each individual health service.

The closing date for applications is determined by employing institutions. This is usually between June and August of the previous year (with many sites opting for end of June), each year. Applicants are advised to check the exact date with the relevant facilities, along with the preferred method of application. Registrars will be notified from individual Directors, Unit Heads or designated contact person(s) from the respective health services that they have applied to regarding their application status.

This year RMTV has decided to provide a list of positions available to trainees of positions available to assist Registrars with their applications for 2020 positions. 

For a complete list of current advertised 2020 training positions in Victoria and contact details please click on the link below (this will be updated weekly).

2020 Rehabilitation Medicine Registrar Positions Status

Epworth HealthCare (Melbourne) 2021 Positions

Victorian Rehabilitation Centre 2021 Positions

Goulburn Valley Health - Shepparton 2021 Positions

Royal Children's Hospital (Paediatric) 2021 Positions

St John of God (Frankston) 2021 Positions

NorthEast Health (Wangaratta) 2021 Positions

Current advertisements for Rehabilitation Medicine positions:

RMTV VMO (Medical Education Officer)

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Rehabilitation Medicine Physician in Medical Education to join the team at Rehabilitation Medicine Training Victoria (RMTV).

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Details of Department

RMTV is an initiative of the AFRM Victorian branch, funded by the state Dept of Health, established to develop, co-ordinate, deliver and oversee the Rehab Medicine training program in Victoria. The team consists of a part-time Director of Training, a VMO (this position) and a medical education officer, and the program is highly regarded both locally and around Australia.

Details of position/position requirements

This 0.2 EFT (7.0hrs per week) Fixed Term position is based at Royal Talbot Rehab Centre (Austin Health) in Kew, and will suit a doctor with AFRM Fellowship and an interest/qualifications in education and training.

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Key responsibilities will include:

Assisting the Director of Training and MEO with development and implementation of the Victorian Training program, program evaluation, resourcing and stakeholder liaison. The successful appointee may also be required to provide clinical support at the Royal Talbot campus from time to time.  See PD for further detail.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health. Note also that the sustainability of this position is dependent on ongoing funding from DHHS; the initial appointment will be for a 6 month term, and will then be reviewed in conjunction with a review of clinical staffing at the RTRC site.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Application Instructions:

Further information can be obtained from Dr Rob Weller ( or Dr Michael Ponsford (

Apply via the Austin Careers website: , and click on ‘Medical’. Applications will close on 26th December. You will be required to Sign In OR Register for an Austin Health Careers account.

As part of the process, you will be directed to Austin Health’s Online Credentialing System to complete your application.  Please follow the instructions on the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice Application Form to ensure your application is processed through the Austin Health Medical Workforce Unit.

Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following documents to your online application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Undergraduate Qualification Certificate (Medical Degree)
  • Fellowship Certificate (Specialist Medical College)
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (College CPD)
  • Current Medical Indemnity Certificate
  • Proof of Identification (current passport or Australian drivers licence)