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Reference Number 42858
Position Title Physiotherapist
Employment Type Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity Metro South
Location Carina Allied Health, Wynnum Allied Health
Enterprise agreement Allied Health and Community Service Stream - Professional Officer Level 3
Allied Health and Community Service Stream - Professional Officer Level 2
Roles Available 1
Hours per fortnight 76
Position Summary
  • Employment status: Permanent full time and part time positions available 
  • Location: Opportunities located at our Wynnum and Carina community centres 
  • Remuneration: $33.47 - $46.88 per hour (dependant on experience) + 10% Super + Not for Profit Salary Packaging + Penalties & Allowances

We’re seeking Physiotherapists passionate about community and aged care to join our Carina and Wynnum allied health teams


You’ll provide holistic, integrated care to our clients enhancing their mobility and movement to promote their independence and wellbeing. Working with a number of movement conditions associated with musculoskeletal impairments, genetic conditions and chronic disease, you will tailor your care to make a real difference in your client’s quality of life!

 

Working across our facilities and client’s homes, you’ll have the opportunity to develop new treatment programs, helping clients to manage their movement, pain, balance and manual handling. This will include: 

  • Diagnosing, assessing and developing care plans for individuals and groups
  • Prescription and selection of appropriate adaptive equipment and modification
  • Education and training on aspects of therapy for the clients and carers
  • Goal setting activities, as well discharge and resolution planning
  • Liaising with healthcare professionals, such as GPs, nurses and occupational therapists to ensure care plans are formulated and monitored

What you’ll need


You’ll be passionate about providing exceptional clinical treatment and therapies designed to enable your clients to maintain and improve their independence. You’ll be self-motivated and driven to incorporate contemporary theory in your day to day activities and make a real difference to the lives of our clients! You’ll present with:

  • Tertiary Qualifications and current AHPRA registration
  • Previous experience within an Aged Care or Acute setting
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to build great relationships
  • Blue Card and NDIS Workers Screening Clearance or willingness to obtain
  • Effective time-management and proven clinical problem-solving skills
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence and a road worthy vehicle with comprehensive insurance as required 

Supporting our clients in the best way possible is important to us. To be employed by Blue Care, you will be required to complete the free NDIS Worker Orientation Module prior to commencement and provide a copy of your certificate on completion. 

 

Supporting you to support others.


We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you: 

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance, offering you the ability to manage your own client portfolio 
  • Company vehicle 
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Ready to work together?

 
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. 

Blue Care adheres to state and Commonwealth directions regarding mandatory vaccination requirements within Residential Aged Care Facilities. Applicants must meet the vaccination requirements applicable or be willing to obtain should they be the successful candidate

Selection Criteria Desirable: Can you supply evidence of an up-to-date influenza vaccination & COVID 19 vaccination in accordance with the current Public Health Directive for Aged Care Facilities
Desirable: If you are successful for this role, you may be required to undergo a series of pre-employment checks; that may include your Right to Work in Australia, Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and a Health Screening Questionnaire. Do you consent to this?
Desirable: If you don't have full working entitlements, do you have a current working Visa? Please list your visa, for example: Bridging Visa, Regional Sponsorship visa etc.
Desirable: Do you have full Australian working entitlements as an Australian Citizen. Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Resident?
Desirable: Relevant tertiary qualification in Physiotherapy. NDIS Worker Screening Clearance or willingness to obtain. Ability to use smart phones/devices.
Desirable: Current open driver licence.
Contact Person Shaye Brown
Contact Number 38918000
Closing Date 29/07/2022
Position Description Allied Health Professional PO3 v2.doc
Application Guide click here to view